Medical Products and Services Requiring Preauthorization

NOTE: Lists of drugs requiring preauthorization or step-therapy can be found within Pharmacy Services on our website.

DAKOTACARE works hard to make using your health insurance easy. However, there are some medical products and services that require preauthorization.

Members may contact DAKOTACARE before products and services are provided to ensure we have been notified. It is the provider’s responsibility to submit the actual preauthorization request for approval.

Contact Information: DAKOTACARE Service Center at 605-334-4000 or toll-free at 1-800- 658-5508. Fax the necessary preauthorization forms and documentation to DAKOTACARE at 1-605-274-3279 or send a secure email to

Disclaimer: This information may not be all inclusive, if you have further questions or need clarification, please contact DAKOTACARE at 605-334-4000.