Human Resources and Benefits
The office administers benefit programs for the priests and employees of the parishes, schools, and institutions of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester. These include health, dental, term life, long term disability, lay retirement (403 b), and Section 125 benefits.
Please note that each program section may contain summaries, plans, and other information. Forms used for the program are listed at the end of each section.
Forms for Employee Participants
Hire / Term Forms
Section A - Health and Dental Plan
Coverage Effective Until 12/31/19
Coverage Effective Starting 1/1/20
Other Health and Dental Information
Additional BCBS Programs
For employees enrolled in the Diocese of Winona-Rochester Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota health plans, the following benefits are available:
Omada is a program for Diocese of Winona-Rochester employees and their adult family members who are at risk for type 2 diabetes or heart disease.
SmartShopper allows you to compare the cost of medical care and earn cash back (up to $500 depending on the service or procedure).
Learn to Live
Learn to Live offers free, 100% confidential online programs for: stress, anxiety, worry, depression, etc.. It is available to employees and family members (13 years and older) who are a part of the DOW-R health plan.
Sharecare is a digital solution to help you manage your health from your smartphone or computer. It is also needed to participate in the fitness incentive program.
Sharecare's Fitness Incentive program counts all of your physical activity, not just your gym workout. Earn a $20 credit in the Sharecare Marketplace, which includes Visa e-gift cards.
Blue365 offers discounted products, including a $29 gym membership.
Doctor On Demand
Online care without leaving your home through Doctor on Demand..
Section B - Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) and Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
Section C - Pension Plan
Section D - Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Medical and Dependent Care
Section E - Supplemental Life Insurance
Section F - Miscellaneous