Cheryl Fish-Parcham

Director of Access Initiatives

Cheryl Fish-Parcham is Private Insurance Program Director at Families USA. Her current areas of focus include private insurance, in particular, implementation of the private market provisions in the Affordable Care Act, and enrollment in Medicaid and the health insurance marketplaces. Previously, she helped establish the Health Assistance Partnership, a national support center for consumer health assistance programs. She has also provided technical assistance on Medicaid issues. Ms. Fish-Parcham is the author of numerous reports on a range of health policy issues, including designing consumer health assistance programs, the plight of the uninsured, Medicaid, and private insurance..

Earlier in her career, Ms. Fish-Parcham worked as an advocate at AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly and as a social worker in several community organizations in the District of Columbia.

Ms. Fish-Parcham holds an M.S.W. from Howard University.

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