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Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 2023 Benefits Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment will be held from February 21-March 10, 2023 for benefits effective April 1, 2023. This is the period each year when you can make changes to your current benefit elections.

Live Benefits Webinar Links

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 2023 Benefit Bookcase

What You Need To Know

Active Enrollment:
This is an active enrollment, which means you must enroll in or waive coverage for 2023 through the online enrollment system. You will not have another opportunity to enroll until the next open enrollment, unless you experience a qualifying event. Current benefits coverage will not carry over.

New Enrollment Process:
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is excited to provide you with online benefits enrollment this year through Benefits Bookcase, an enrollment system implemented by the Reschini Group. All needed log-in information is included with your benefits enrollment packet paperwork. Alos included is a Pre-Enrollment Data Collection worksheet that lists all required information and documents you will need to submit by uploading into the Benefits Bookcase system or faxing directly to The Reschini Group. It is highly recommended that you complete the entire worksheet and collect all required documentation before logging into the Benefits Bookcase system.

All employees are required to complete the online process through Benefits Bookcase whether enrolling in or waiving coverage. Current benefits coverage will not carry over.

Log-In Process:
Your username is included with your benefits enrollment packet paperwork. This username, along with your Diocesan/school/location email address must be used to log in to Benefits Bookcase when enrolling or waiving coverage.

Once you are on the log-in page of the enrollment system, you must first reset your password by clicking on the “Forgot your Password” link just below the password field. You will then enter your email address, which will prompt the system to email you a password reset link from with “Reset Portal Password” in the subject line. Open the email, click on the link, and follow the on-screen instructions. Note that your password must be a minimum of twelve (12) characters and contain both upper- and lower-case letters, at least one (1) number, and one (1) special character.

Waiving Coverage:
If you choose to opt out of coverage for the 2023-2024 plan year, you must complete the online process through Benefits Bookcase by midnight on Friday, March 10.

Enrolling in Coverage:
If you choose to enroll in coverage for you and your eligible dependents for the 2023-2024 plan year, you must complete the online process through Benefits Bookcase by midnight on Friday, March 10. If you do not do so by this deadline, any current coverage will expire on April 1, and you will only by eligible to enroll during the plan year if you experience a qualifying event. You must enroll by navigating through Benefits Bookcase and selecting your benefits choices for you and your dependents.

Required Documentation:
At the end of the enrollment process, you may be required to send copies of documentation related to you and each of your dependents. The Reschini Group will maintain the confidentiality of your documents and they will not be used for any other purpose than to verify dependent eligibility. If any required documentation is not received by March 10, associated coverage will not be added.

Benefits Bookcase Information

Benefits Bookcase Online Enrollment Instructions

2023 Open Enrollment Benefits Webinars (via Microsoft Teams)

Webinar #2 - February 22, 3:30 PM

Webinar #3 - February 23, 5:30 PM

Webinar #4 - February 24, 1:00 PM

Pre-Recorded Benefits Open Enrollment Information Webinar

Your 2023 Benefit Options

We are committed to offering a portfolio of benefits that gives you peace of mind in knowing that the most important things in life are protected – your family, your finances, and your future. For detailed information about each of the benefits plans and programs available to you and your family, please click on the + sign for each benefit listed below or refer to your benefits packet paperwork.

PPO Plan
Administered by HNAS/Highmark


Administered by HNAS/Highmark






Voluntary Coverages






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