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June Agency Insights

Summer Fun and Health: A June Guide from Insurance Benefit Navigators

Welcome to June! As we dive into the summer months, it’s the perfect time to reassess your health insurance needs and enjoy some fun in the sun. At Insurance Benefit Navigators, we’re here to help you understand the complexities of health insurance and make the most of your coverage. Whether you’re exploring options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), planning for Open Enrollment, or gearing up for the Annual Election Period (AEP), we’ve got you covered.

Understanding the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made healthcare more accessible and affordable for millions of Americans. Under the ACA, individuals have access to a range of benefits, including preventive services, mental health care, and coverage for pre-existing conditions. At Insurance Benefit Navigators, we specialize in helping you navigate these benefits, ensuring you get the coverage you need without breaking the bank.

When is Open Enrollment?

Open Enrollment is a crucial time for securing health insurance for the upcoming year. For most states, Open Enrollment for health insurance typically runs from November 1st to January 15th. During this period, you can:

  • Enroll in a new health insurance plan.
  • Renew or make changes to your existing plan.
  • Ensure your plan aligns with your current health needs and budget.


Our team at Insurance Benefit Navigators is here to assist you every step of the way, making the process smooth and stress-free.

Preparing for the Annual Election Period (AEP)

For those on Medicare, the Annual Election Period (AEP) is the time to review and adjust your coverage. The AEP runs from October 15th to December 7th each year. During this time, you can:

  • Switch from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan, or vice versa.
  • Change Medicare Advantage Plans.
  • Join, switch, or drop a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.

Navigating Medicare can be complex, but our experienced agents are equipped to help you make informed decisions that best suit your healthcare needs.


Why Choose Insurance Benefit Navigators?

At Insurance Benefit Navigators, we pride ourselves on being more than just an insurance agency. We are your partners in health, dedicated to providing personalized service and expert advice. Here’s why clients choose us:

  • Expertise: Our knowledgeable agents stay up-to-date with the latest changes in health insurance and the ACA, ensuring you get the best advice.
  • Personalized Service: We take the time to understand your unique needs and find the perfect plan for you.
  • Comprehensive Support: From initial enrollment to navigating claims, we’re with you every step of the way.

Fun in the Sun with Peace of Mind

As you enjoy the sunshine and outdoor activities this June, rest easy knowing that Insurance Benefit Navigators has your health insurance needs covered. With the right plan in place, you can focus on what matters most – making the most of your summer with family and friends.

Healthy Summer Recipe

To celebrate the start of summer, here’s a delicious and healthy recipe that’s perfect for picnics, barbecues, or a refreshing snack.

Avocado and Tomato Salad


  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the diced avocados, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped red onion, and diced cucumber.
  2. Add the fresh cilantro, lime juice, and olive oil.
  3. Toss gently to combine, ensuring all ingredients are coated with lime juice and olive oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to an hour to let the flavors meld together.

This avocado and tomato salad is not only a burst of flavor but also packed with healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, making it a perfect addition to your healthy summer diet.

Avocado and Tomato Salad

Fun and Inexpensive Summer Activities

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fun activities without breaking the bank. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. Picnic in the Park
    Pack a lunch and head to your local park for a picnic. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and some quality time with family or friends.
  1. Beach Day
    If you’re near a coast, a day at the beach can be a great way to relax and have fun. Don’t forget the sunscreen!
  1. Hiking Adventures
    Explore local trails and enjoy the beauty of nature. Hiking is a great way to stay active and discover new places.
  1. Outdoor Movie Night
    Set up a projector and screen in your backyard for an outdoor movie night. Invite friends and family for a cozy evening under the stars.
  1. Gardening
    Start a small garden in your backyard or even with pots on your balcony. Gardening is a rewarding and therapeutic activity.
  1. DIY Craft Projects
    Get creative with some DIY craft projects. Whether it’s making friendship bracelets or painting rocks, it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon.

Ready to Get Started?

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you navigate your health insurance options. Whether you're looking for guidance on the ACA, preparing for Open Enrollment, or need assistance with Medicare, Insurance Benefit Navigators is here to help. Let's make this summer a season of health, happiness, and peace of mind.

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions or to schedule a consultation. Here’s to a healthy and happy June from all of us at Insurance Benefit Navigators!