ID CARE and Aetna Health Plans have reached an agreement on a new contract that covers infectious diseases services for Aetna insured patients. ID CARE is the most comprehensive group of infectious disease specialists in New Jersey and the second largest of its kind in the country. ID CARE provides management and care of patients with infections including: sepsis, Lyme disease, cellulitis, hepatitis, HIV, MRSA, Clostridium difficile (C.diff), post-surgical infections, slow healing wounds, and fever. According to their web site, Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 44 million people and offering a national network of doctors and hospitals that is among the largest in the country. "Our agreement with Aetna Health Plans provides the opportunity for Aetna insured residents in New Jersey to access the largest organization in the state that is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases," stated Dr. Ron Nahass, President of ID CARE. "Through our nine offices and multiple affiliations we will be able to work with the patients and Aetna to ensure the highest value care." The agreement with Aetna Health Plans goes into effect on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. For information on the services offered by ID CARE, log onto www.idcare.com or call 908-281-0221. About ID CARE: ID CARE's nine offices are located at: 105 Raider Boulevard in Hillsborough, 81 Veronica Avenue in Somerset, 765 Route 10 East in Randolph, 8 Saddle Road in Cedar Knolls, 3 Hospital Plaza in Old Bridge, 2035 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne, 2 Capital Way in Pennington, 1912 State Route 35 South, Oakhurst, and 10 Forrestal Road South in Princeton. The team of 34 physicians is affiliated with twenty-one additional hospitals and medical centers across north and central New Jersey. ID CARE offers on-site infusion services at the Hillsborough and Randolph locations as an alternative to intravenous therapy in hospitals. Infusion services will be available at the Oakhurst office during 2016. ID CARE also provides comprehensive travel medicine including: medical consultation, vaccinations, precautionary advice, and healthcare supplies for international travelers.