Health Insurance

Do you know about short-term health insurance? Annual enrollment for the individual health care marketplace is nearly upon us. The enrollment period starts Nov. 1 and brings with it significant changes to the health care law and offerings in the marketplace. Fortunately, this year, federal...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We have a lot to be thankful for in the world of cancer research. Treatment for early-stage breast cancer has come a long way. These days it’s more precise and more effective, but the biggest hurdle of a breast...

Finally, some good news. According to health insurance coverage estimates reported by the U.S. Census Bureau, Louisiana showed the most substantial decrease in the number of people without health insurance last year! Louisiana was said to have the lowest rate of uninsured residents out of...

Louisiana’s Attorney General, Jeff Landry, is one of 20 attorney generals joining the Texas V Azar lawsuit, which is the latest in a series of lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Former President Obama’s national health care system change. They’re suing the federal government by arguing the...

AWS knows how expensive health insurance can be and we want to help ensure that your health is cared for. Adults ages 19 to 64 with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty level are eligible for Medicaid coverage. If you are a single...

For the best insurance quotes in Louisiana, AWS stands unmatched, and when it comes to health insurance, we can find the plan that best suits your needs. Illness can put you out of work, and expensive doctor bills can be a hassle. This year’s flu season,...

If you are in the market for Health Insurance, now is definitely the time. Most people think of the flu as an annoyance. Others believe it's a great excuse to skip work and binge watch Netflix. In 2018, the flu was utterly different. In fact,...

Do you need health insurance tips? This year's Open Enrollment Period is November 8th to December 15th. That means there are only 45 days to shop for coverage. Compared to years past, this enrollment period is shorter. This shorter period is not the only aspect...

On March 23rd, 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. This gave American families and businesses more control over their health care by providing great benefits and protections for family members and employees. During the health reform debate, President Obama made it clear...

Health insurance, to put it simply, is not simple. While health insurance can be almost invaluable to many people, there is still a sizable population who do not understand how to acquire or use it. With the attention on health care in the public sphere,...

Melinda Martin

Account Executive

Melinda began her insurance career in 1985 with Alexander & Alexander where she received her Property & Casualty and Life & Health license. Since then she has worked at various agencies in the New Orleans area and in California as a senior account manager for Employee Benefit Plans.  While in California, she was also the Membership Director for the Burbank Chamber of Commerce. Melinda joined the AWS team in July of 2015.

Michael A. Seeling

Vice President

Graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a B.A. in Insurance Risk Management and is a graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School in New Orleans. He joined AWS in October of 2008 and has been awarded the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Certification (PPACA). Additionally, he is working towards his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) designations. He is also a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and is an active member of the Fore!Kids foundation.