Dental and Vision - Clerical

Dental and Vision - Support Staff


District Dental Carrier: 

ADN Administrators, Inc.

Dental and Vision Rates - Clerical

Dental and Vision Rates - Support Staff

National Vision Administrators(NVA)

You are able to make changes to benefit selections outside of the Open Enrollment period if you experience a "Qualifying Life Event".

Some examples of "Qualifying Life Events":

  • Birth/Adoption
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Death
  • Loss of Health Coverage. 

You have 30 days from the date of a life event to change your benefits.  To start this process, please visit MESSA to access or create your MYMESSA member account.  From there, you will create a "Life Event" in your MESSA Online Benefit Website.  The User Guide below will give you step-by-step instructions for each part of the process.  Additionally, the "Library" section of the Online Benefits Website contains plan information and other helpful resources for each benefit. 

MESSA Employee User Guide

Important Information:

  • Adding benefits due to loss of coverage requires that you provide supporting documentation to substantiate this life event. Examples of these documents are a COBRA notice or a loss of coverage letter.  This document must be uploaded to your Employee File.  For instructions, please consult the User Guide.
  • To add spouse/dependents to your benefit plan(s), you must submit supporting documentation, such as a marriage license or birth certificate.  For a birth, please include a copy of the verification of birth from the hospital.  Documents must be uploaded to your Employee File.  For instructions, please consult the User Guide.
  • If you are waiving medical coverage, please complete the Waiver of Group Health Benefits form located in the Library.  The completed form should be e-mailed to  You must complete this form annually to receive cash in lieu payments, if applicable.
  • Please elect beneficiaries for your life insurance policy.  You will be prompted to complete this information during the enrollment process.  If you fail to name beneficiaries, your life insurance proceeds will need to go through probate in the event of your death.


Open Enrollment is complete for this benefit year.  If you have a "Life Event" and need to make benefit changes, please visit the "Life Event" tab for additional information.

The next open enrollment period is September, 2023.



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