We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. <a href="https://www.westat.com/articles/westat-acquires-insight-policy-research" target="_blank">Learn more</a> here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. <a href="https://www.westat.com/articles/westat-acquires-insight-policy-research" target="_blank">Learn more</a> here.
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Projects

SNAP Certification Policy Technical Assistance

Project Overview

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is committed to ensuring Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits reach eligible people in need, taxpayer dollars are spent prudently, and program integrity is maintained at the highest levels. In recent years, FNS has expanded efforts to review and update policy and program review. To strengthen these efforts, Insight provided expert policy support, technical assistance, and subject expertise in program evaluation and performance for SNAP in a wide variety of areas. Specifically, Insight—

  • Provided ongoing policy consulting on policy priorities
  • Supported development of regulations
  • Improved policy guidance documents for FNS offices and state SNAP agencies
  • Developed and delivered trainings on SNAP policies
  • Conducted analysis on state and program operations
  • Supported FNS National Office and Regional Office staff in conducting management evaluations
  • Supported revision of management evaluation guides

Products

Policy guidance, white papers, briefings, training sessions, evaluation guides