Iowa Commissioner of Insurance
|Iowa Commissioner of Insurance|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|Length of term:||Serves at the governor's pleasure|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by the governor|
|Assumed office:||February 1, 2013|
|Other Iowa Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Secretary of Agriculture • Director of Education • Insurance Commissioner • Natural Resources Director • Labor Commissioner • Utilities Board|
The insurance commissioner oversees companies and individuals in the sale of insurance in Iowa and has general control over all aspects of their business, from the forms they use to the rates they charge. The Insurance Division also has statutory authority over many activities related to the sale of securities and other regulated products in the state.
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The mission statement of the Iowa Insurance Division is as follows: "The Iowa Insurance Division shall protect consumers through consumer education and by effectively and efficiently providing a fair, flexible and positive regulatory environment."
The Iowa Department of Insurance has five main divisions:
- Market Regulation Bureau
- Company Regulation Bureau
- Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
- Securities and Regulated Industries Bureau
- Insurance Fraud Bureau
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
Iowa Insurance Division
330 Maple St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0065
Toll Free Consumer Line: 877-955-1212
Agent Licensing: 515-281-7757