In regard to our interactive web services, DAKOTACARE treats all data that we receive as confidential. We will not disclose to third parties any identifying data, including name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number, unless you authorize such disclosure or such disclosure is required by law. To ensure privacy of your data, never share your username and password with anyone. Be sure to consider the content of any questions, the location of your e-mail account and who, besides yourself, may have access to it.
DAKOTACARE is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of our members' Protected Health Information (PHI). We collect and disclose such information only according to our strict confidentiality policies and federal and state laws designed to maintain privacy, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. The HIPAA Privacy Rule took effect on April 14, 2003, and requires DAKOTACARE to provide its members with a Notice of Privacy Practices. The notice explains how we use information about our members and under what conditions we are permitted to share that information with others.