SMART CARD TEST FOR WIC IN WYOMING EARNS A 'C+'

ST. LOUIS (FNS) -- A test using smart cards, in place of paper vouchers, to process transactions within the Women, Infants and Children benefits program earned passing marks from Wyoming retailers participating in the experiment, the first of its kind in the nation.Results of a survey that highlighted problems and opportunities of the electronic benefits transfer test under way in Wyoming were presented

ST. LOUIS (FNS) -- A test using smart cards, in place of paper vouchers, to process transactions within the Women, Infants and Children benefits program earned passing marks from Wyoming retailers participating in the experiment, the first of its kind in the nation.

Results of a survey that highlighted problems and opportunities of the electronic benefits transfer test under way in Wyoming were presented here this month during a three-day WIC technology conference sponsored by the U.S

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