Health Care Facilitator


UCI’s Health Care Facilitator (HCF) is here to help faculty and staff, retirees, survivors and their eligible family members, to better understand and obtain the full benefits and services available from the UC-sponsored health plans. Your Health Care Facilitator is a knowledgeable counselor who will provide you with confidential one-on-one assistance in resolving health plan issues.

The Health Care
Facilitator can
help you to:

  • Understand your UC health plan coverage and patient rights
  • Define your health care issues
  • Navigate the health care system
  • Resolve issues with your doctor, medical group or medical plan carrier
  • Understand how Medicare benefits coordinate with UC-sponsored medical plans

The Health Care
does not:

  • Provide medical
    or legal advice
  • Act as a patient care advocate for services/ benefits that are not offered
    by UC’s plans
  • Suggest treatment plans

Kwame White
UCI Health Care Facilitator


Kwame White is the Health Care Facilitator at UC Irvine, and loves helping people maximize the value of their UC-Sponsored coverage. He has spent the majority of his career in the healthcare industry, gaining experience as a physician, healthcare administrator, and as a benefits analyst for UCI before moving into the role of Health Care Facilitator.

Kwame holds a BA in Biological Sciences from USC, an MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine, and an MPPA from Northwestern University. After hours, you can find him either in the company of his son, or spinning the tunes on his radio show.