Looking for a better dealPlan sponsors should evaluate costs and the combination of services insurers can provideBy Jeremy Pereira06/17/2002|CHRR, Guide to Pensions & Benefits|Last Updated: 01/22/2003 There’s more to picking a benefits provider than the lowest price. Plan sponsors should evaluate not only costs, but the combination of services insurers can provide. The first step is to clearly identify needs. Start by answering some basic questions. What do you like about your current provider? What do you dislike? The answers to these questions become the factors used to evaluate each insurer.Plans can be evaluated in the following areas: To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.