New Zealand Post's trial of a new passport and digital photo capture system using Daon software is underway. A recent article in New Zealand's The Dominion Post provided project details and highlights the modular system's potential:
With 83% of the US population located within ten (10) miles of a The UPS Store location, we are able to provide unparalleled coverage for fingerprint collection nationally.
In September, the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule establishing procedures under which screening will be conducted for those that provide medical services and/or supplies to the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) programs. The proposed rule is intended to improve the integrity of these programs, by reducing fraud, waste and abuse. (The proposed rule will be effective on March 23.)