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What does it mean to serve?

A guest blog by Charles Olson What does it mean to Serve?  I suppose it depends on the context, so let’s focus on what it means to serve in the business sense.  At OCI we talk a lot about providing excellent customer service and making sure that an emphasis is placed on ensuring our partners

New Life Quoter, Disability, LTC resources available

Need assistance with Life, Disability, LTC or Annuity Quotes? Check out our new online Life Quoter, request a specific quote, or get help servicing your policies. We have a dedicated team that will work with you to find the best solutions for your clients. Click the button below to learn more and run a quote. Get

OCI separates from McGill Brokerage

A decision has recently been made for OCI to separate from McGill Brokerage and begin our own internal brokerage operation. We will take the service, support and technology you’ve come to know from OCI and bring it to the world of life, disability, long term care and annuities. It is with much excitement that we

Deadline is today! Submit your applications

Friday, December 15th @ 4:30pm is the cutoff to submit paper applications to our office for individual off exchange business for Open Enrollment. If you have a piece of business that needs to be submitted after that time, please send it directly to the carrier. Please note: Medica will not accept direct applications beyond December

Explaining HSAs to your clients

Need help explaining how HSAs can benefit your clients? Here's a handy video that you can show them that outlines what they need to know.

Tax reform and the importance of your NAIFA Membership

The latest tax reform proposals illustrate why your NAIFA membership is so important. Please read the recent letter from CEO Kevin M. Mayeux to see how NAIFA is working to protect you and your clients:   Dear friends, Times like these are a big reason you are a NAIFA member.* Congress and the administration are

What you need to know: ACA Executive Order and Subsidies

President Trump has signed and executive order that will affect ACA or Obamacare rules. He has also moved to cut subsidy payments for ACA plans. Here's what you need to know:

Individual Sales Assistant

Position Description Job Title:  Individual Sales Assistant Reports to: Individual Sales Team Position Purpose:  Effectively and efficiently working with the Individual Sales Team in all aspects to help place and retain business with OCI and its partner carriers.   Responsibilities and Duties: Cleaning/prepping applications submitted to submit to carriers Providing support pertaining to all aspects

FAKE NEWS – Get your Fake News right here

Well, the media released the latest information about the expected premium increases for 2018 by the only carrier (can you say monopoly?) remaining in the individual market for Nebraska. Medica has proposed rates that were touted as an average increase of 17% over last year but let me suggest that first and foremost, this is

Register for OCI’s Medicare Advantage Training Session

June 26th, 2017 / 9:30am @ Blue Cross Blue Shield Omaha Headquarters As carriers continue to withdraw from the under-65 market and lower commissions, agents need to find additional opportunities to increase their bottom line.  Medicare has become one of the most stable health lines for growing your business and building a solid residual income. More than