Benefit Plans

The City of Hopewell offers a comprehensive benefit package. Listed below is a summary of benefits. However, it does not provide all provisions, limitations, and exclusions. Should you have specific questions regarding the city’s benefit options, please contact Human Resources at (804) 541-2211.

Anthem Healthcare

The City of Hopewell offers medical insurance with Anthem through THe Local Choice.  Employees have the option of participating in one of three plans: Key Advantage Expanded, Key Advantage 250 and a High Deductible Health Plan. Employees may choose between four levels of coverage: employee only, employee and child(ren), employee and spouse, and family coverage. Your premium payments will depend on the plan and level of coverage selected. Premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis from 24 of the 26 pay periods per year.

Customer Service Information Directory:
1 (800) 552-2682

Delta Dental

Delta Dental Plan of Virginia (DDPV) offers an alternative way to provide for you and your family’s dental care needs – economically and conveniently through the options offer in the City’s Delta Dental Program. With our program, you may enroll in the PPO Plus Premier. Our program is designed to make covered benefits more affordable. In most cases, the plan will pay a portion of the cost of your covered benefit (up to the plan’s maximum). You may be responsible for deductibles, coinsurance and in some cases, dental charges that exceed what Delta Dental covers.

Customer Service Provider Information/Dental Directory:
1 (800) 237-6060

VSP Vision

Enrolling in VSP is an easy way to make your life a little better. Here is a snapshot of what you will enjoy with our Optional Vision Plan:

  • affordable benefits with great discounts
  • a Well Vision Exam focused on your health
  • plenty of eyewear choices you will love
  • VSP doctors nearby with flexible schedules that work for you

Customer Service Information


REACH is a confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to help employees resolve job-related, personal and family problems. The EAP can help you and your eligible family members deal with many situations, including the following: stress, marital and family problems, emotional problems, addictive behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, job-related problems, and legal and financial referrals. The EAP provides you and your eligible family members with assessments and short-term problem resolution at no cost to you. Most requests for assistance will be initiated by an employee or family member directly by calling the EAP assistance phone line 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.

Employee Assistance Provider Information

The following is a list of benefits currently being offered to all full-time employees.

  • State Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Funeral Leave
  • Jury Duty/Civil Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Educational Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement through Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Group Life Insurance through Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Optional Dental Coverage
  • Optional Vision Coverage
  • Optional Insurance Programs
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Deferred Compensation 457 Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement