Help Complement Your Clients’ Existing Coverage

The Critical Advantage portfolio of products include Critical Illness Insurance, Cancer Insurance & Heart Attack/Stroke Insurance. These products offer a lump-sum payment, 100% of which is paid directly to your clients upon diagnosis of a covered condition. With Mutual of Omaha’s Critical Advantage products, your client has control of how the money is spent, whether it’s on high deductibles, child care or specialized treatment. Plus, there’s no fee to use the benefit and no waiting period to satisfy. Although clients may have other coverage in place, there’s often an income protection gap that the Critical Advantage products can help fill.
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Change to Underwriting Medical Requirements

Immediate Change to Medical Requirements for Full Underwriting Due to a laboratory test kit being discontinued, our vendor, ExamOne, now requires a blood specimen to complete the panel of tests full underwriting requires. Effective immediately, blood specimens will be required on those adults ages 35 and up for face amounts $0-99,999, on products issued and underwritten by State Life. This change will not impact Underwriting’s processing time and only applies to full underwriting. This does not affect Expedited Underwriting. You can view the complete chart on page 13 of the updated Care Solutions Process Guide, I-33758. Please make sure any
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Important Upcoming Mutual of Omaha Changes – Mississippi is Now an NAIC State

From the Desk of Senior Health Sales Team This message is for awareness to notify you that Mississippi license requirements have been implemented by Mutual of Omaha. Effective September 16, 2022, Mutual of Omaha has officially implemented the changes provided in the information below. Corporations must hold an active license and appointment in Mississippi to receive override commissions. Mississippi (MS) is now a state that requires corporations to be licensed and appointed to receive override commissions. If a corporation does not have the appropriate license and appointment in Mississippi, commissions will be held until the proper license is obtained. Mississippi
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Attention Pennsylvania and Montana Agents: Important Contracting and Pre-Appointment Requirement!

What is happening? Mutual of Omaha has implemented Just-In-Time (JIT) contracting and appointment status for Montana and Pennsylvania. JIT appointments allow Mutual of Omaha to hold the producer appointment until the producer submits business. What does this mean? Montana and Pennsylvania are pre-appointment states and they require a producer to have an approved and effective state appointment when submitting new business applications in these states. If you are writing business in Montana or Pennsylvania, you are responsible for contacting Mutual of Omaha to request your state appointment be placed into effective status prior to signing the application. What do we
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

IMPORTANT: CSG Site Maintenance

The CSG Actuarial agent quoting platform will be undergoing security maintenance this weekend on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25. During this time, you may experience disruption in accessing or signing into the platform, including accessing the CSG APP within MedicareCENTER. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   To learn more about the CSG Actuarial Platform, contact GoldenCare at 800-842-7799 or email marketing@goldencareusa.com.   #goldencareagent #csgactuarial
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Important Contracting and Pre-Appointment Requirement for Montana and Pennsylvania

What is happening? Mutual of Omaha has implemented Just-In-Time (JIT) contracting and appointment status for Montana and Pennsylvania. JIT appointments allow Mutual of Omaha to hold the producer appointment until the producer submits business.   What does this mean? Montana and Pennsylvania are pre-appointment states and they require a producer to have an approved and effective state appointment when submitting new business applications in these states. If you are writing business in Montana or Pennsylvania, you are responsible for contacting Mutual of Omaha to request your state appointment be placed into effective status prior to signing the application.   What
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

ClearCert: New LTCi Training Certification Tool

Effective August 25, 2022, Mutual of Omaha enlisted the services of ClearCert for Long-Term Care training certification requirements. What is ClearCert? ClearCert is an import tool that allows us to track certifications. Training certifications will automatically be uploaded and recorded in the Mutual of Omaha Producer Services system if the vendor they completed the Long-Term Care training through is a ClearCert subscriber. The automated process will ensure a faster turnaround time for both the contracting and underwriting processes and align with state training requirements This new process will apply to all states except the 10 listed below: Connecticut District of
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Creating a Critical Advantage Cross-Sell

As you work with clients to create a custom life insurance solution, take advantage of the opportunity to position Mutual of Omaha’s Critical Advantage portfolio products. Learn how this portfolio acts as a complement to the client’s current coverage and how the products can help replace lost income, pay health insurance deductibles, and even cover the cost of household expenses. View the Offer Critical Advantage when Selling Life Insurance Sales Idea.   If you have any questions, please contact your Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or email sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   Creating a Critical Advantage Cross-Sell   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Get to Know Mutual Income Solutions Underwriting

Mutual Income Solutions℠ Underwriting Our goal is to provide the best possible offer of disability income insurance to help protect your client’s income. Each case is carefully evaluated based on three underwriting criteria: Occupation Depending on your client’s job duties, we’ll designate an occupational risk class. Health A health interview and medical tests may be required depending on the benefits applied for. Income Financial underwriting determines your client’s income in order to set the policy’s maximum monthly benefit. Learn more about Mutual Income Solutions Underwriting in this short video: You can also reach the Mutual Income Solutions Underwriting team for
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mutual of Omaha Underwriting Leadership Announcement

From the Desk of Tess Grace Marty Johnson, Vice President, Head of Individual Life and Health Underwriting has announced his retirement at the end of 2022. Marty has been instrumental in building strong relationships with our brokerage partners and developing effective underwriting practices for Mutual of Omaha’s Individual Health and Life product lines. We thank Marty for his dedication to Mutual of Omaha and the industry. As you may know, Virginia Craig joined Mutual of Omaha as Vice President of Individual Underwriting in January of this year in anticipation of Marty’s retirement. She has been actively involved in getting acquainted
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).