Great Lakes Regional Asthma Summit

Great Lakes Regional Asthma Summit: Sustainable Funding for In-Home Asthma Interventions

June 8-9, 2016
Chicago, IL


The Great Lakes Regional Asthma Summit: Sustainable Funding for In-Home Asthma Interventions was organized and hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 in Chicago, IL. The Summit was co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the following planning committee partners: the American Lung Association, Anthem Indiana Medicaid, Asthma Network of West Michigan, Case Western Reserve University, Illinois Department of Public Health, Indiana State Department of Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Riley Hospital for Children, Sinai Urban Health Institute, and the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition.


This Summit brought together approximately 100 key stakeholders in public health, housing, environmental protection, and healthcare financing to support and identify sustainable funding for home-based asthma interventions.


The Great Lakes Regional Summit was designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Showcase a variety of innovative programs and initiatives for delivering residential asthma interventions.
  • Foster dialogue and collaborations to advance the availability of targeted in-home asthma interventions.
  • Call for action to prioritize next steps towards achieving sustainable financing for in-home asthma interventions.

Asthma Summit Final Agenda


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Current Landscapes and National Strategies

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Making Your Case and the Value of In-Home Asthma Management

Navigating the System – Strategies for Reimbursement

Understanding the Funding Options

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