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Nebraska Director of Insurance

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Nebraska Director of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Authority:  Nebraska Revised Statutes 44-101.01
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

Bruce Ramge.jpg
Name:  Bruce Ramge
Assumed office:  November 15, 2010
Compensation:  $118,728
Other Nebraska Executive Offices
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The Nebraska Director of Insurance is a state executive position in the Nebraska state government.

The Director oversees the Department of Insurance, which is responsible for regulating and examining all insurance companies and designated related operations in the state.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Bruce Ramge. He has served in this position since 2010.


The Department of Insurance is established in the Nebraska Revised Statutes.

Nebraska Revised Statutes 44-101.01:

The Department of Insurance shall have general supervision, control, and regulation of insurance companies, associations, and societies and the business of insurance in Nebraska, including companies in process of organization. The Director of Insurance shall be the chief administrative officer of the department.


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Nebraska state government organizational chart

The Nebraska Director of Insurance is appointed by the Nebraska Governor, with the consent of a majority of the Legislature.


As established by Article IV, Section 1 of the Nebraska Constitution, in the event of a vacancy, the governor fills the office by appointment.


The main duties of the director of insurance are outlined in Chapter 44 of the revised state statutes:[1]

  • Enforce and execute all the insurance laws of the state
  • Adopt and promulgate all needful rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the true spirit and meaning of Chapter 44 and all laws relating to the business of insurance
  • See that all laws respecting insurance companies and insurance agents are faithfully executed.
  • Issue all certificates and licenses as provided for in Chapter 44.


The Department of Insurance consists of the following divisions:[2]

  • Administration
  • Administrative Services
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Financial Regulation
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Life and Health
  • Market Conduct
  • Producer Licensing
  • Property and Casualty
  • Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)


See also: Compensation of state executive officers


In 2014, the director earned a salary of $118,728, according to the Council of State Governments.[3]


In 2013, the director was paid an estimated $116,116.[4]


In 2012, the Nebraska Director of Insurance was paid an estimated $111,650 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Mailing address
Nebraska Department of Insurance
PO Box 82089
Lincoln, NE 68501-2089

Switchboard: (402) 471-2201
Producer Licensing: (402) 471-4913
Toll Free Hotline: (877) 564-7323 (Consumers Only)
In Lincoln: 471-0888
TDD: (800) 833-7352

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