Thrivent’s LTC e-App just got better!

Thrivent’s LTC e-App just got better! Zoom’s remote-control function for iPipeline eApp Thrivent will now allow the use of Zoom’s remote-control functionality for use with new business electronic applications. This enables a process similar to the applicant signing in person. Conditions of use Agent needs to be the host of the Zoom meeting. The meeting must be set up using Zoom default settings. (Passwords are now required if a user tries to enter a meeting using just the meeting ID instead of the meeting invite link. For scheduled meetings, it’s recommended to re-share the updated meeting invitation. Virtual waiting rooms
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Thrivent LTC: Coronavirus Update

Grace periods extended to help customers through the impacts of coronavirus For corporate and field: Thrivent policy will not let any health contracts lapse before July 1, 2020 Some customers may be facing financial difficulties due to the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). To help them through this challenging time, Thrivent is offering an extended grace period for health insurance products. We will not lapse any contracts nationwide during the pandemic. This is very similar to the actions we take to offer a premium extension when a state declares a disaster. Details of the extended grace period This applies to contracts
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Additional COVID-19 Notice required for LTCI sales in New Mexico

Action required beginning March 27; provide COVID-19 notice to prospective customers Beginning March 27, all financial professionals in New Mexico who sell Thrivent long-term care insurance (LTCi) are required to provide an additional COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice to prospective customers. The notice will be included in New Mexico app packets on partner.thrivent.com or on iPipeline’s FormsPipe. Click here to view a sample.     #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Thrivent LTCI News: Underwriting updates regarding COVID-19

Underwriting Questions FAQ (COVID-19) Last updated 03/25/2020 How are we underwriting COVID cases? Applicants positive for COVID 19 will be postponed. We will reconsider coverage 3 months after a negative test for COVID 19. Is Thrivent waiving underwriting requirements due to COVID 19? We are not waiving any underwriting requirements at this time. What if during policy delivery while completing the Statement of Good Health, it’s learned that the insured has tested positive to COVID-19 since the initial application? Client will need to wait until 90 days after being fully recovered at which time they can re-apply. Are we taking
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Thrivent 101 – Producer Reference Flyer

Thrivent Financial is not new to Long Term Care Insurance or to financial planning, but Thrivent is new to brokerage distribution. Thrivent is also one of the only fraternal insurers offering solutions outside its captive distribution. As such, many producers are not familiar with how to best position Thrivent as an option or discuss a fraternal’s unique structure to clients. Our Thrivent 101 Producer Flyer discusses: Explaining Fraternal Benefit Societies, Thrivent’s common bond, and how that common bond is outlined in the application. How simple the conversation about faith and teeing up Thrivent can be. Don’t make this complicated! How
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Thrivent LTCi – Updates to eApp

eApps are already starting to come in from Thrivent’s recently launched iGo tool. Please note a few updates designed to make the process smoother. Thrivent has created a video walkthrough of the eApp, where the Product Development team also walks producers through the built-in illustration system. Click here for the Thrivent eApp Video Walkthrough Thrivent has also revised the User Guide and Illustration guide to provide more clarity. User Guide updates: Representative’s Information (Page 17) Updated to clarify that when entering your Thrivent Agent Code, just enter the last 5 digits of your Thrivent ID – exclude the F0 part
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Thrivent Named One of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies

THRIVENT NAMED ONE OF THE 2020 WORLD’S MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES BY ETHISPHERE February 25, 2020 | Samantha Mehrotra, Public Relations Manager Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities. Minneapolis — Thrivent, a diversified financial services organization, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Thrivent has been recognized nine years in a row and is one of only five honorees in the financial services industry.
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