Nevada Preferred Healthcare Providers (Nevada Preferred), the only Nevada-based, independent statewide PPO network is the result of a partnership between Catholic Healthcare West and Universal Health Services, Inc., who joined their Nevada medical PPO network businesses August 1, 2009. Nevada Preferred now owns and manages the well-known networks of:

  • Nevada Preferred Professionals (NPP)
  • Saint Mary's Preferred Health Care Network (PHCN)
  • Universal Health Network (UHN)

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Nevada Preferred Healthcare Providers

Provider Updates ~ Nevada Preferred Healthcare Providers

As you may know Nevada Preferred Healthcare Providers manage the following networks:


Nevada Preferred Professional (NPP)

Universal Health Network (UHN)

Preferred Health Care Network (PHCN)


Your participation with Nevada Preferred is a valued component to our networks. We share your commitment to providing patients with the highest level of care in the areas we server. That's why Nevada Preferred focuses on developing partnerships that enable us to offer our clients and their member's convenient access to the best providers.



As of 4/1/2019 Aetna no longer lease the Prominence's Preferred Health Care Network (PHCN).