Nick Gerhart, Iowa's insurance commissioner, was the first state insurance regulator to face the collapse of an Affordable Care Act CO-OP carrier. (Image: Iowa Insurance Division/YouTube)

Nick Gerhart, the Iowa insurance commissioner, will be leaving that post Dec. 23, according to the Iowa Insurance Division.

Doug Ommen, deputy commissioner, will be the interim commissioner, officials say.

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