Retiree- Benefits Information

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All forms must be returned to the Payroll Department in the Treasurer’s Office of the Town Hall.

MIIA/Blue Cross- Health Insurance Plans: Please see look below under "attachments"

Blue Medicare RX (PDP), Medex 2, and Manage Blue


Dental Insurance: EFFECTIVE 7/1/2020- PLAN CHANGE TO ALTUS
The Town of Hopedale offers dental insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Coverage will begin the 1st of the month following 30 days from date of hire, qualifying event or open enrollment. 

Retirement Benefits:

The Town of Hopedale participates in the Worcester County Retirement System. This requires a mandatory deduction that is taken bi-weekly at a rate determined by your hire date.  Most new hires contribute at a 9% rate with a 2% additional amount. For more information about your retirement benefits please visit:

The Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System is the largest of the Commonwealth’s 104 contributory retirement systems. They provide retirement, disability and survivor benefits to more than 90,000 active educators and 62,000 retirees and survivors. MTRS contribution is mandatory for all certified employees (Unit A and B Members).

Medicare Benefits- Social Security: 

How to file for Medicare visit: