NU Online News Service, Dec. 3, 4:45 p.m. – LabOne Inc., Lenexa, Kan., has acquired Central Plains Laboratories, Hays, Kan., from Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kan., and Park City Solutions Inc., Midway, Utah, for $12 million in cash.

LabOne could pay the sellers more if Central Plains does well over the next two years, LabOne says.

Hays Medical Center is supporting the deal by agreeing to continue to use Central Plains for several more years.

LabOne is a national laboratory testing company that also conducts paramedical exams for many life and health insurance underwriting operations.