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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...

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...

   October 8, 2015 - President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1624, the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act of 2015 (“PACE Act”).  The PACE Act makes relatively minor changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), as well as the Public Health Service...

There seems to be good news for the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA). New research conducted by professors at Harvard's School of Public Health shows evidence that a similar program can help reduce mortality rates. The research, first published by Annals of Internal Medicine journal,...

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.