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Iowa Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Nick Gerhart.jpg
Name:  Nick Gerhart
Assumed office:  February 1, 2013
Compensation:  $106,623
Other Iowa Executive Offices
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The Iowa Commissioner of Insurance is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.

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.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Nick Gerhart.[2]

Authority

The Iowa Commissioner of Insurance's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Iowa Administrative Code, Division of Insurance 191, Chapter 1.1.

Chapter 1, Section 1:

The insurance division is headed by the commissioner of insurance who is assisted by a first deputy commissioner and other deputy and assistant commissioners.[3]

Qualifications

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Elections

Iowa state government organizational chart

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Vacancies

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Duties

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."[1]

Divisions

The Iowa Department of Insurance has five main divisions:[4]

  • Market Regulation Bureau
  • Company Regulation Bureau
  • Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
  • Securities and Regulated Industries Bureau
  • Insurance Fraud Bureau

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the commissioner received a salary of $106,623. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[5]

2012

In 2012, the commissioner of insurance was paid an estimated $106,623. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Mailing address:
Iowa Insurance Division
330 Maple St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0065

Phone: 515-281-5705
Fax: 515-281-3059
Toll Free Consumer Line: 877-955-1212
Agent Licensing: 515-281-7757

See also

External links

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