Recent Blogs

Posted: Jun 1, 2012
If you ask a Canadian for one thing that they are proud of about their country, the majority will tell you it’s our public health care system, and why wouldn’t they be proud? A system that allows so many of its citizens to have access to health care that would otherwise be virtually unaffordable. By paying for our health care system collectively, instead of individually, it permits individuals who would not be able to afford certain health services to have the same access as those with higher incomes.
Posted: May 30, 2012
In your day to day life you probably settle on some things and make comprises on others. Whether the reason for settling is money, convenience or opinion, there is one area of your life that deserves no comprising and no settling, your health.When it comes to your health you don’t sacrifice quality for price, and if you do, you are making a mistake!  Your health is the most important thing, without it you can’t continue on with the rest of your life!
Posted: May 25, 2012
Studies are constantly being conducted to determine the various causes of cancer, and what can be done to prevent this disease from affecting more lives. A breakthrough study in women’s cancer has created a link between starch intake levels and breast cancer recurrence in women.
Posted: May 22, 2012
While you can prepare and save for many things such as vacations, vehicles or new homes, it’s not common to save in case of a health emergency. Hypothetically, if you or someone in your family was to have a heart attack or was to be diagnosed with a serious illness, would you have the money to pay for treatments and care? What about if time has to be taken off work? This is a very difficult time for many people, as money is hard to come by and taking care of the illness becomes the top priority.
Posted: May 16, 2012
Many Canadians struggle with the high cost of prescriptions on a daily basis.  There are many that choose to skip or cut back on doses, not take drugs as directed, or fail to refill prescriptions.  According to a recent article we read in The Globe and Mail, the lack of affordability is one of the main reasons that people fail to take medication.  We know that manycompanies do not provide health benefits due to the cost of high premiums. That is why CustomCare is so passionate in getting the word out there to business owners that there is a better way.
Posted: May 14, 2012
As providers of health insurance plans for Canadians, it’s important to us that we are able to provide customized plans to meet healthcare needs.  We recently read a great article on Huffington Post about a National Mental Health Strategy that outlines steps the government can take to improve the current healthcare system that support patients with mental health needs.