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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized
us-gaap:PlanName

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

us-gaap:DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:LitigationSettlementExpense

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseExcludingAcquiredInProcessCost

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementGeographical
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:Cash

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:Land

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressGross

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:OtherAssets
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:DebtCurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:DebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:LitigationReserveCurrent

bsx:BusinessAcquisitionContingentConsiderationCashPayment

bsx:CashFlowImpactOfDeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

bsx:DeemedConsolidatedEBITDA

bsx:InventoryStepUpAmortization

bsx:Netcurrencyexchangegainloss
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
bsx:OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
bsx:OperatingIncomeUnallocatedToSegment
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
bsx:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossafterReclassificationTax

bsx:OtherNet

bsx:PaymentOfContingentConsideration

bsx:PaymentsForRoyaltyRights

bsx:Paymenttonetsharesettleemployeeequityawards
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
bsx:SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales

dei:EntityListingParValuePerShare

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableChangeInMethodCreditLossExpenseReversal
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination1
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeFairValue1
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCumulativeCatchUpAdjustmentToRevenueChangeInEstimateOfTransactionPrice

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized

us-gaap:Depreciation
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockStock

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiGainLoss

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityPurchases
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax

us-gaap:GainLossOnCashFlowHedgeIneffectivenessNet
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:GainLossOnForeignCurrencyDerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstruments

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueAdjustmentsOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesCarriedAtFairValueUnderFairValueOption

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsAfterTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsBeforeTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsAfterTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentBeforeReclassificationAdjustmentsNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherOperatingIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:PaymentForContingentConsiderationLiabilityFinancingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:PaymentsForRoyalties
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:PreferredStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebtAndCapitalSecuritiesNet

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfCommercialPaper

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:ProceedsFromRoyaltiesReceived

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromShortTermDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockPlans
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermLinesOfCredit

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfShortTermDebt

us-gaap:RestructuringCharges

us-gaap:RoyaltyExpense
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockGrantedDuringPeriodValueSharebasedCompensation

us-gaap:TaxAdjustmentsSettlementsAndUnusualProvisions

us-gaap:TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesChargedToCostAndExpense

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesDeductions

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberDilutedSharesOutstandingAdjustment

bsx:AccruedRebatesCurrent
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
bsx:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:ChangeInControlProvisionRepurchasePriceOfAggregatePrincipalPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterest

bsx:ChangeinDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance
us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
bsx:ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
bsx:ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
bsx:CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
bsx:CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
bsx:CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:DeferredTaxAssetsPrepaidonIntercompanyProfit

bsx:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesNetNoncurrent
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
bsx:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsAssumptionsusedtoDetermineExpectedReturn
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
bsx:DerivativeUsedinNetInvestmentHedgeGainLosstobeReclassifiedDuringNext12MonthsNet
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
bsx:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherNoncurrentAssetsCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
bsx:DivestitureAgreementTransferOfGlobalEmployees

bsx:EmergingMarketsTotalNumberOfCountries

bsx:EquipmentFurnitureAndFixturesGross

bsx:FederalBenefitOfUncertainTaxPositions

bsx:FreeTradeZoneTaxIncentivePerShare

bsx:LegalPaymentsRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda

bsx:LesseeLeasesNotYetCommencedAmount

bsx:LicensingArrangements

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

bsx:Licensingarrangements

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

bsx:LitigationAndDebtExclusionFromEbitda
bsx:Covenant
bsx:MaximumLeverageRatio

bsx:NetDeferredTaxAssetsAndPrepaidOnIntercompanyProfit

bsx:NonCashImpactOfTransferredRoyaltyRights

bsx:Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
bsx:NotionalValueofOutstandingNetInvestmentHedges

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVest

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVestWeightedAverageExercisePrice

bsx:OtherOtherLongTermAssets

bsx:OtherOtherLongtermAssets

bsx:PercentOfFinishedGoodsAtConsignment

bsx:ProductLiabilityCasesRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter

bsx:ProductLiabilityClaimsNotFiledRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter
us-gaap:LitigationCase, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
bsx:Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct
us-gaap:LitigationStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductCanada
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductUnitedKingdom

bsx:RestructuringChargesRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
bsx:RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost
bsx:RestructuringAndRelatedCostByTypeOfRestructuringChargeExpected, us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
bsx:RestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost

bsx:Seniornotesissued

bsx:SharebasedCompensationArrangementbySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExpectedtoVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:LitigationStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
bsx:TotalProductliabilitycasesandclaimssettledrelatedtoMeshproduct

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCost

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostNonVestedStockAwards

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostStockOptions

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:AccountsNotesAndLoansReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableGrossCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:AccruedRoyaltiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCumulativeChangesInNetGainLossFromCashFlowHedgesEffectNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities

us-gaap:BuildingsAndImprovementsGross

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHigh
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiabilityNoncurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedDeferredTaxLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibleAssetsOtherThanGoodwill
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireePercentage
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:CommonStockCapitalSharesReservedForFutureIssuance

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFairValue
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNet

us-gaap:DecreaseInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIsReasonablyPossible

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredRevenue

us-gaap:DeferredRevenueCurrent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGoodwillAndIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsInventory

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwards

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsDomestic

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwardsForeign

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpense

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsShareBasedCompensationCost

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccruals

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsContingencies

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsRestructuringCharges

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDerivatives

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanName

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmountsRecognizedInBalanceSheet
us-gaap:RetirementPlanName
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanName

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFairValueOfPlanAssets
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:RetirementPlanName
us-gaap:RetirementPlanName

us-gaap:DerivativeAssets
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsInHedgesAssetsAtFairValue
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsInHedgesLiabilitiesAtFairValue
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstrumentsAssetAtFairValue
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstrumentsLiabilityAtFairValue
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilities
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationAccountsNotesAndLoansReceivableNet
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCashAndCashEquivalents
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationConsideration
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGoodwillCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationIntangibleAssetsCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationInventoryCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherCurrentAssets
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherCurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquity

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueAmount

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFive

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFour

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearThree

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearTwo

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyCashFlowHedgeGainLossToBeReclassifiedDuringNext12Months

us-gaap:GoodwillGross
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationLiabilityRefundAdjustmentFromSettlementWithTaxingAuthority

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoodsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterialsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcessNetOfReserves

us-gaap:Investments

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterRollingYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueInRollingYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueInRollingYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueInRollingYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueInRollingYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextRollingTwelveMonths

us-gaap:LettersOfCreditOutstandingAmount
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:LiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent
us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityRemainingBorrowingCapacity

us-gaap:LitigationReserveNoncurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:MoneyMarketFundsAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseWeightedAverageDiscountRatePercent

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:OtherAssetsMiscellaneousCurrent

us-gaap:OtherSundryLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidTaxes

us-gaap:PurchaseObligation

us-gaap:PurchaseObligationDueInFifthYear

us-gaap:PurchaseObligationDueInFourthYear

us-gaap:PurchaseObligationDueInNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:PurchaseObligationDueInSecondYear

us-gaap:PurchaseObligationDueInThirdYear

us-gaap:RestrictedCashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:RestrictedCashEquivalentsNoncurrent
us-gaap:RestructuringPlan
us-gaap:RestructuringAndRelatedCostCostIncurredToDate1

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingIntrinsicValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:SharePrice

us-gaap:SharebasedCompensationArrangementBySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableIntrinsicValue1

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramNumberOfSharesAuthorizedToBeRepurchased

us-gaap:TaxCutsAndJobsActOf2017TransitionTaxForAccumulatedForeignEarningsLiability
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:TransferOfFinancialAssetsAccountedForAsSalesAmountDerecognized

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesBalance

Plots across concepts


IncomeStatement
Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax
Expenses
Income Tax Expense Benefit
Balance Sheet
Operating Lease Liability Noncurrent
Assets
Derivative Assets
Current Assets
Other Assets Current
NonCurrent Assets
Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset
PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
Property Plant And Equipment Net
Liabilities
Liabilities Current
Current Liabilities
Taxes Payable Current
Noncurrent Liabilities
Deferred Income Tax Liabilities Net
Stockholders Equity
Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit
CashFlow
Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities
Increase Decrease In Inventories
NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities
Payments For Proceeds From Other Investing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities
Proceeds From Short Term Debt
Shares
Treasury Stock Shares
NonoperatingIncomeExpense
Nonoperating Income Expense
LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue
Lessee Operating Lease Liability Undiscounted Excess Amount
InventoryNet
Inventory Work In Process Net Of Reserves

Tables

  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
 us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesPeriodIncreaseDecrease us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock▂▅▁▄▁▆▂▃▂█1.1453823.9493080.4837092.6746430.4938244.3883311.1464022.2435790.9495576.001343NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃█▆▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁17.017.017.017.017.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.019.018.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.016.015.015.015.015.015.015.015.015.015.0NANANA15.0NANANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock██▇▇▇▃▂▂▂▂▁1685.0066081683.8612261679.9119181679.4282091676.7535661646.8772421642.4889111641.3425091639.098931638.1493731632.14803NANANA1621.062898NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA1520.780112NANANA1510.753934NANANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:PreferredStock█████▁▁▁▁▁▁10.062510.062510.062510.062510.06250.00.00.00.00.00.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued █▆▁1685.0066081683.8612261679.911918NA1676.7535661646.8772421642.4889111641.3425091639.098931638.1493731632.148031631.2712831628.8762521627.1880091621.0628981620.3020391618.0308251616.6487581609.6708171609.0103331606.2648331602.1337581594.2137861592.4296061589.722341587.5835861575.0182361573.5664841571.3327421570.0338611560.3026341557.8925091551.6426551550.1621261542.3471881541.5691881538.9990691538.6834781531.006391531.0134821528.7997821528.2062571520.780112NANANA1510.753934NANANA
us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued ▄▄▄10.062510.062510.0625NA10.06250.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0NANANA0.0NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄2000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.02000.0NANANA2000.0NANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding █▁1432.51430.8NA1430.91410.91413.5NA1412.21408.61408.4NA1403.91398.91396.8NA1394.11391.11390.2NA1379.71357.41369.9NA1344.01361.81333.7NA1347.61345.01349.2NA1340.31358.61351.9NA1392.51423.21454.1NA1524.01535.81536.3NA1529.31525.31514.5NANANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic █▁1421.31418.7NA1430.91410.91397.4NA1393.11391.01387.7NA1382.81380.51376.5NA1372.01369.81365.4NA1360.61357.41350.4NA1344.01341.31333.7NA1325.51323.21321.7NA1340.31343.51351.9NA1392.51423.21445.2NA1514.41528.61526.5NA1519.81516.61514.5NANANANA
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA▄▄24.024.0NA24.09.0NANA0.00.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption▁█3.06.0NA6.06.06.0NA0.00.0NANANANANANANANA4.0NANA17.71.0NA2.03.010.0NA13.013.012.0NA18.016.048.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities us-gaap:StockCompensationPlan0.0NANA14.013.0NANA0.00.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▄▅▄▄▄▄█▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▄▄▄0.120.230.14-0.12-0.110.012.870.090.110.310.27999999999999990.310.40.22-0.450.210.110.210.10.17-0.150.15-0.10999999999999999-0.150.080.0-0.230.030.00.10.080000000000000020.00.1-0.260.020000000000000018-0.48-2.510.080.069999999999999980.090.10.030.160.130.06-1.05-0.71-0.060.1-0.01
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▄▅▄▄▄▄█▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▄▄▄0.120.230.14-0.12-0.110.012.830.090.110.30.26999999999999990.310.40.21-0.440.20.110.210.090.17-0.150.15-0.10999999999999999-0.150.080.0-0.220.030.00.10.080000000000000020.00.1-0.260.020000000000000018-0.48-2.510.080.069999999999999980.090.10.030.150.120.06-1.05-0.71-0.060.1-0.01
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
 Operating Margin us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticalsNANANA74.068.041.0NA23.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
 TTM Greenblatt ROC _ _██▇▇▇▇▇█████████▇█▇█▇█▇▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▁▇▇▇▇███▇▅▅262.0370.050.0-205.0-71.0146.0210.0383.0384.0541.0319.0388.0392.0407.0318.0377.0225.0364.0140.0348.0-334.0293.0-271.0-299.0219.024.0-492.064.0-69.0197.0126.0103.0220.0-330.0117.0-594.0-3587.0196.0170.0174.0237.0322.0349.0251.0231.0-1486.0-1231.0NANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▄▅▄▄▄▄█▄▄▅▅▅▅▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃170.0388.0266.0-135.0-185.0-91.04128.0186.0144.0479.0394.0472.0668.0228.0-622.0285.0139.0243.0224.0199.0-312.0149.0-135.0-221.064.0-3.0-265.0111.0-26.099.0158.0-33.0167.0-276.0140.0-689.0-3586.0172.0101.0133.0142.056.0224.0110.079.0-1564.0NANANANA
us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold ▇▆█▆▅▅▆▅▅▄▄▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▁▁▁▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▄▃▃▃▃▃945.0894.01000.0869.0791.0806.0851.0777.0758.0730.0729.0672.0739.0672.0674.0637.0632.0650.0619.0594.0639.0573.0573.0539.0540.0520.0559.0550.0563.0537.0556.0510.0530.0578.0582.0558.0578.0631.0660.0680.0688.0631.0660.0623.0654.0663.0NANANANA
us-gaap:DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal ▁█2.06.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA778.0NANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments ▁█-15.037.0NANA-12.0-22.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:GrossProfit █▆▅▅▁▅▇▇▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▃▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃2132.01858.01708.01790.01212.01737.02054.01930.01873.01763.01832.01720.01751.01707.01734.01585.01625.01510.01572.01511.01487.01391.01405.01349.01303.01248.01328.01296.01310.01237.01282.01225.01279.01183.01239.01177.01250.01235.01188.01194.01287.01294.01342.01293.01274.01297.01369.01396.01444.01403.0
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest ▇██▇▇▇▇▇▇███████▇█▇█▇█▇▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▁▇▇▇▇██▇▇149.0325.0307.0-227.0-181.022.0-6.091.0145.0457.0296.0456.0347.0323.0227.0309.091.0305.089.0257.0-397.0228.0-338.0-367.0105.0-51.0-554.03.0-104.0146.059.0-40.0152.0-394.052.0-663.0-3618.0123.0100.0111.0158.0273.0229.0163.0119.0NANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▇▇▇▇▇▇▁▇▇▇▇▇▆▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇-37.0-16.096.0-72.0-33.012.0-4002.0-35.0-9.033.0-90.024.0-209.026.0841.026.0-55.015.0-35.029.0-190.026.0-196.0-169.03.0-50.0-255.0-40.0-108.013.0-49.0-35.022.0-40.0-9.01.0-40.010.0-7.0-31.012.0227.0-7.0-27.021.014.0NANANANA
us-gaap:InterestExpense ▃▃▃▃▃▃█▃▃▄▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▄▁▁▁▁▁▁▆▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▄▃▄▃86.082.096.086.091.088.0179.095.089.0109.064.058.057.061.057.057.058.057.058.058.059.059.059.058.0106.060.055.054.053.054.058.0137.065.065.064.065.064.069.071.062.073.075.0107.091.0103.093.0NANANANA
us-gaap:LitigationSettlementExpense ▅▂▂▅▂▂▄▃▂▁▃▂▂▂▃▂▄▂▄▂█▂▆▆▂▄█▄▅▂▂▃298.04.018.0260.00.00.0223.025.015.0-148.085.018.00.00.089.0-12.0205.03.0172.04.0618.010.0456.0457.0-1.0193.0637.0139.0267.0-7.015.076.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic ▂▂▂▁▁▁█▁▂172.0327.0196.0-169.0-153.011.03996.0126.0154.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense ▃▄█▄▃▃▂▁▂▄▄▆▄▄▄▄▃▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▄▃▄-113.0-45.0257.0-22.0-110.0-124.0-216.0-292.0-239.0-84.0-24.068.0-45.0-84.0-92.0-68.0-134.0-59.0-51.0-91.0-63.0-65.0-67.0-68.0-114.0-75.0-62.0-61.0-35.0-51.0-67.0-143.0-68.0-64.0-65.0-69.0-31.0-73.0-70.0-63.0-79.0-49.0-119.0-88.0-112.0-89.0NANANANA
us-gaap:OperatingExpenses ▃▂▂▃▂▂▃▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▂▁▃▁▂▂▁▁▃▁▂▁▁▁▁▂▁▂█▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▄1870.01488.01658.01995.01283.01591.01844.01547.01489.01222.01512.01333.01359.01300.01416.01208.01400.01146.01432.01163.01821.01098.01676.01648.01084.01224.01820.01232.01379.01040.01156.01122.01059.01513.01122.01771.04837.01039.01018.01020.01050.0972.0994.01042.01043.02783.0NANANANA
us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss ██▇▇▇▇▇█████████▇█▇█▇█▇▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▁▇▇▇▇███▇▅▅▇█▇262.0370.050.0-205.0-71.0146.0210.0383.0384.0541.0319.0388.0392.0407.0318.0377.0225.0364.0140.0348.0-334.0293.0-271.0-299.0219.024.0-492.064.0-69.0197.0126.0103.0220.0-330.0117.0-594.0-3587.0196.0170.0174.0237.0322.0349.0251.0231.0-1486.0-1231.051.0275.011.0
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax ▄▇▁▂▃▆▃▆▄▅▄▅█▂▄▃▄-18.0129.0-122.0-64.0-26.075.0-40.062.0-9.049.0-15.047.0158.0-80.0-6.0-24.0-21.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax ▄▃█▆▄▁█▄▄▄▅▄▄▅▄▅▅▅▄▄▄▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▅▄▄▅▄▄2.0-83.0180.084.0-11.0-177.0191.0-2.00.06.021.0-6.0-45.010.02.025.013.08.0-22.02.0-21.016.026.0-12.05.0-35.01.0-15.0-2.0-6.02.010.0-6.03.023.02.0-19.025.0-10.0-44.0NANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax ▄▅▆▅▃▁█▆▄▆▄▅▇▂▄▄▄▃▇▃▁▃▄▃▃▄▅▆▃▃▆▃▅▆▆▃▄▆▄▄-16.047.056.020.0-37.0-101.0132.060.0-9.054.09.040.0112.0-69.0-7.02.0-7.0-47.0100.0-29.0-105.0-53.07.0-23.0-38.0-2.034.068.0-30.0-34.050.0-28.037.078.079.0-25.0-8.059.0-6.0-9.0NANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome▄▅▆▅▃▁█▆▄▆▄▅▇▂-16.047.056.020.0-37.0-101.0132.060.0-9.054.08.040.0112.0-69.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense ▃▄█▄▃▃▃▁▂▄▄▅▄▃▃▃▃▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▃▃▃▄▃▃▄▃▄▃▃▄▃▄▃▄-26.037.0353.064.0-18.0-36.0-36.0-197.0-150.025.040.0126.012.0-23.0-35.0-11.0-76.0-2.07.0-33.0-4.0-6.0-8.0-10.0-8.0-15.0-7.0-7.018.03.0-9.0-6.0-3.01.0-1.0-4.033.0-4.01.0-1.0-6.026.0-12.03.0-9.04.0NANANANA
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▄▅▅▄▄▄█▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▃▃▄▄▄186.0341.0210.0-155.0-147.011.03996.0126.0154.0424.0386.0432.0555.0298.0-615.0283.0146.0290.0124.0228.0-207.0202.0-142.0-198.0102.0-1.0-299.043.04.0133.0108.0-5.0130.0-354.061.0-664.0-3578.0113.0107.0142.0146.046.0236.0190.098.0-1589.0-1075.0-94.0158.0-13.0
us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseExcludingAcquiredInProcessCost ▇▆▆█▄▇█▇▆▆▆▇▆▅▅▅▄▃▅▃▃▂▄▃▃▁▂▂▂▁▂▂▃▂▄▃▂▂▃▃▃▂▃▃▃▄298.0276.0286.0315.0242.0300.0308.0306.0280.0280.0288.0289.0275.0261.0263.0254.0244.0235.0256.0232.0222.0210.0244.0221.0220.0192.0208.0212.0206.0191.0217.0217.0223.0204.0238.0220.0213.0215.0230.0229.0223.0212.0225.0230.0232.0253.0NANANANA
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax █▇▆▆▃▆▇▆▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▂▄▄▃▄▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▃▂▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃3077.02752.02709.02659.02003.02543.02904.02707.02631.02493.02561.02393.02490.02379.02408.02222.02257.02201.01700.02251.02288.01998.02158.02038.01981.01891.01955.01860.01869.01778.01834.01740.01792.01706.01530.01735.01828.01866.01848.01874.01975.01925.02002.01916.01928.01960.02079.02025.02074.02010.0
us-gaap:Revenues █▇▆▆▃▆▇▆▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▅▄▄▃▄▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▃▂▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃3077.02752.02709.02659.02003.02543.02904.02707.02631.02493.02561.02393.02490.02379.02348.02216.02281.02201.02390.02251.02288.01998.02158.02038.01981.01891.01955.01860.01869.01778.01834.01740.01792.01706.01530.01735.01828.01866.01848.01874.01975.01925.02002.01916.01928.01960.02079.02025.02074.02010.0
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense █▇▇▆▄▆█▇▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▃▄▃▃▃▂▂▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▁▂▂▁▂▂▂▂1121.01019.01027.0984.0798.0978.01092.01012.0968.0869.0953.0870.0886.0860.0886.0800.0815.0794.0831.0772.0779.0716.0778.0729.0700.0668.0752.0741.0743.0666.0724.0658.0661.0631.0640.0589.0648.0659.0621.0629.0642.0596.0683.0634.0634.0628.0NANANANA
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us-gaap:Assets ███████▆▅▅▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▃▃▃▃▄▄31168.030900.030777.030845.030823.030113.030565.026756.024309.023802.020999.020379.019615.019202.019042.018636.018382.017943.018096.017697.017838.017718.018133.018215.017123.016472.017042.016718.016477.016335.016571.016917.016996.016763.017154.016898.017818.021185.021290.021502.021559.022070.022128.0NANANA25177.0NANANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ███████▆▅▅▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▃▃▃▃▄▄31168.030900.030777.030845.030823.030113.030565.026756.024309.023802.020999.020379.019615.019202.019042.018636.018382.017943.018096.017697.017838.017718.018133.018215.017123.016472.017042.016718.016477.016335.016571.016917.016996.016763.017154.016898.017818.021185.021290.021502.021559.022070.022128.0NANANA25177.0NANANA
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us-gaap:AssetsCurrent █▇█▇▆▄▄▄▇▇▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▁▂▁▂▁▂▂▃▁▂▁▂▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▂▂6758.06101.06694.06160.05803.04823.04699.04847.06334.06234.04003.03971.03929.04080.03822.03478.03222.03026.03239.03181.03330.03164.03471.03462.03773.03189.03606.03175.03214.02936.03011.03525.03498.03102.03022.03173.03111.03091.03105.03213.03149.03569.03615.0NANANA4599.0NANANA
us-gaap:Cash ▆▅▃▇▅█▃▅▁▂▂▂▃▅▃▃▂▃▂▄▇▅▃▄▃▃▃▃▄▃▃▂▃▂▃▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁296.0257.0150.0305.0251.0353.0165.0249.097.0114.0133.0138.0159.0245.0167.0183.0129.0154.0135.0191.0301.0232.0170.0208.0184.0169.0181.0169.0203.0153.0148.0135.0156.0127.0168.0141.0142.0116.0101.0119.093.096.092.0NANANA113.0NANANA
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue █▆▅▆▅▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▃▁▂▁▂▁▁▂▂▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▂▁▂▃▂▃2675.02016.01734.02022.01724.0370.0217.0277.0123.0139.0146.0168.0208.0287.0188.0210.0195.0156.0196.0237.0438.0338.0319.0350.0903.0242.0587.0246.0357.0191.0217.0571.0530.0268.0207.0352.0371.0284.0267.0276.0154.0595.0213.0624.0811.0519.0864.0NANANA
us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents █▆▅▆▅▂▁▂██▂▂▂▃▃▂▁2898.02253.01995.02282.02016.0700.0607.0676.02823.02896.0829.0980.0994.01168.01017.0690.0476.0NA487.0NANANA400.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:InventoryNet ▆▆▆▇▇██▇▅▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▂▂▂▂▁1430.01407.01351.01472.01516.01628.01579.01566.01300.01228.01166.01134.01087.01113.01078.01077.01023.0971.0955.0998.0981.01022.01016.01086.0968.0958.0946.0989.0949.0926.0897.0895.0842.0851.0884.0911.0898.0889.0931.0972.0927.0899.0894.0NANANA891.0NANANA
us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent ▂▃▁▄▅█▄777.0855.0751.0894.0925.01043.0880.0NANANA921.0NANANANA124.0143.0180.0240.0NANANA254.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent ▂▃▂▃▃▃▃▃██▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁777.0855.0751.0894.0925.01043.0880.01020.03024.03083.0921.01045.01001.01048.0942.0645.0485.0405.0541.0477.0446.0437.0365.0385.0391.0489.0443.0404.0301.0323.0302.0285.0352.0320.0281.0230.0NANA203.0NANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:Land ▅▅▅██▇▇▇▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▆▆▆▆████104.0104.0104.0120.0118.0116.0117.0112.097.096.097.0101.0102.0103.0102.093.092.091.091.084.083.083.086.087.080.080.080.080.081.081.081.081.081.081.081.0111.0111.0111.0111.0119.0119.0119.0119.0NANANA118.0NANANA
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us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets NANA18409.0NANANA20477.0NANANA16064.0NANANA14531.0NANANA14191.0NANANA14157.0NANANA13011.0NANANA13189.0NANANA13826.0NANANA17904.0NANANA18226.0NANANA20325.0NANANA
 us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets us-gaap:StatementGeographical bsx:OtherCountriesNANA551.0NANANA604.0NANANA478.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill ▁▇▇█330.0377.0377.0383.0NANA782.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA15443.015864.0NA15632.0NANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent █▇▆▅▄▇▆▆▆▅▃▅▄▄▆▄▄▄▅▃▂▂▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▁▁689.0615.0513.0452.0408.0605.0542.0512.0524.0498.0349.0453.0403.0404.0530.0371.0376.0376.0447.0298.0284.0232.0209.0210.0191.0228.0262.0234.0241.0241.0246.0238.0251.0206.0232.0228.0263.0288.0203.0256.0223.0217.0184.0NANANA212.0NANANA
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us-gaap:DebtCurrent ▂▁▁▁▂▄▅▅▇▆█▇▆▄▇▅▄▁▁▂▂▂▁▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▃▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▃262.013.013.011.0254.01004.01416.01297.01949.01638.02253.01820.01685.0962.01801.01266.01018.05.064.0254.0254.0253.03.063.043.0423.0403.03.03.04.03.03.0605.04.04.03.04.04.04.04.04.0254.0504.0NANANA3.0NANANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent ▅▄▅▄▄▅▇▆▇▆▇▇▆▇█▇▆▄▄▃▄▃▂▂▂▂▃▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▃4073.03393.03681.03302.03108.03976.04866.04254.04850.04479.05260.05082.04753.04988.05654.04828.04300.03490.03587.03016.03182.02608.02430.02238.01937.02463.02846.01820.01773.01719.01824.01902.02477.01636.01772.01815.01794.01669.01807.01887.01892.02040.02609.0NANANA3022.0NANANA
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us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent ▄▃▅▂▂▁▃▂▂▂█▆▅▅▅▄▃▃▄▃▃▂▃▄▃▂▃▃▄▃▄▃▄▃▄▄▄▄▆▇██▇612.0578.0656.0544.0531.0490.0576.0518.0543.0515.0767.0685.0644.0643.0653.0608.0561.0551.0615.0564.0559.0515.0574.0589.0558.0523.0586.0586.0605.0579.0628.0567.0623.0571.0612.0611.0628.0620.0695.0718.0756.0751.0740.0NANANA678.0NANANA
us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent ▄▅▆▄▅▅▅▃▃▂▃▂▂█▆▄▄▅▅▂▃▂▁▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂680.0705.0958.0644.0729.0804.0800.0513.0445.0380.0412.0340.0399.01174.0867.0640.0668.0811.0764.0365.0408.0331.0248.0360.0302.0300.0231.0295.0252.0199.0227.0315.0256.0240.0252.0259.0202.0197.0273.0331.0336.0269.0295.0NANANA198.0NANANA
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us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent ▃▄▄▃▄▄▅▄▃▃▂▂▂▄▄▁▂▂▄▇█▇▇▇▅▆▅▆▅▄▅▅▅▅▅▄▄▃▃▂▃▃▁2190.02370.02309.02132.02236.02412.02635.02406.02027.02059.01882.01774.01945.02254.02370.01738.01972.01872.02338.03002.03239.02934.02974.03001.02638.02700.02666.02724.02606.02398.02569.02583.02558.02664.02547.02298.02240.01988.02008.01981.02014.02003.01645.0NANANA2064.0NANANA
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  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities ▇▅▇▇▅▃▇▆▅▅▃▆▁▄█▅▄▄▆▃▆▄▅▅▄▂▆▅▅▄▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▃▆▃▅▂643.0284.0673.0643.0269.0-77.0692.0502.0292.0350.019.0501.0-403.0193.0872.0255.0185.0114.0466.0-31.0421.0116.0329.0408.060.0-197.0440.0346.0285.0198.0273.0250.0396.0163.0369.0272.0407.0212.0349.0366.0390.0-97.0449.0-126.0286.0-284.0NANANANA
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▄▅▅▄▄▄█▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▃▃▄▄▄186.0341.0210.0-155.0-147.011.03996.0126.0154.0424.0386.0432.0555.0298.0-615.0283.0146.0290.0124.0228.0-207.0202.0-142.0-198.0102.0-1.0-299.043.04.0133.0108.0-5.0130.0-354.061.0-664.0-3578.0113.0107.0142.0146.046.0236.0190.098.0-1589.0-1075.0-94.0158.0-13.0
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  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities ▇▇▆▆▇▇▇▁▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▆▄▆▇▇▆▆▇▆▇▇▇▆▇▆▇▇▇▇█▆▇▇▇0.071.0-147.0-129.0-59.0-76.0-49.0-3962.0-620.0-410.0-595.0-662.0-491.0-173.0-289.0-102.0-479.0-140.0-532.0-205.0-102.0-48.0-170.0-1719.0-246.0-51.0-83.0-473.0-124.0-65.0-363.0-73.0-28.0-11.0-273.0-49.0-188.0-69.0-58.0-59.0-82.0968.0-263.0-79.0-64.0-74.0NANANANA
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment ▄▂▇▁▂▄█▅▃▂▄▂▂▂▃▂▂▄▇▂▃▂▃▂▁▁▃▂▂▂▃▂▁▁▂▁▁▂▃▂▃▂▂▃▂▂106.075.0159.049.068.0100.0186.0121.091.063.0106.076.074.060.079.060.068.0112.0167.071.078.060.085.070.046.046.079.056.065.059.084.057.051.053.062.046.052.066.083.069.083.069.063.078.061.070.0NANANANA
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments ▂▂▂▄▂▁▂▂▃▂▂▂▁▄▂▂▂▂▅▁▁▁█▁▁▁▂▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁17.013.016.0101.027.02.012.022.087.028.024.036.09.0103.042.042.019.028.0132.00.00.00.0264.00.00.02.025.00.0-10.011.031.06.00.07.04.017.01.00.01.00.01.09.01.01.00.04.0NANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities ▃▃▁▂▆▄▁▆▄█▄▃▅▃▃▃▄▃▃▃▂▃▂▅▅▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▂▃▃▂▃▁▂▂▃▃▃2.0-95.0-819.0-249.01105.0256.0-724.01314.0256.02127.0425.0151.0726.0130.0-68.0-139.0332.0-15.028.034.0-217.0-51.0-191.0761.0846.0-94.0-14.018.06.0-160.0-263.0-137.0-106.0-90.0-242.0-243.0-130.0-129.0-301.0-179.0-750.0-491.0-597.014.073.014.0NANANANA
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  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
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 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage us-gaap:LongtermDebtType bsx:June2025Notes▄▄1.8999999999999998e-061.8999999999999998e-06NA1.8999999999999998e-061.8999999999999998e-08NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage us-gaap:LongtermDebtType bsx:March2028Notes▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁█▁▁▁▁4e-064e-064e-064e-064e-084e-084e-084e-084e-084e-0829.04e-084e-084e-084e-08NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage us-gaap:LongtermDebtType bsx:October2023Notes████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁4.125e-064.125e-064.125e-064.125e-064.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-08NA4.125e-08NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA

Stock Issued During Period Shares Period Increase Decrease

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Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1.1453823.9493080.4837092.6746430.4938244.3883311.1464022.2435790.9495576.001343
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesPeriodIncreaseDecrease100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Value

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Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1717171717161616161616161616161616161619181616161616161616161616161615151515151515151515
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1

Shares Issued

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us-gaap:CommonStock


Shares
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value1685168316791679167616461642164116391638163216211520151015011491
Percentage of SharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStock


Shares
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value10101010100.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of SharesIssued0.60.60.60.60.60.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1685168316791676164616421641163916381632163116281627162116201618161616091609160616021594159215891587157515731571157015601557155115501542154115381538153115311528152815201510
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Preferred Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued


Preferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value101010100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Shares Authorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-05-312011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value20002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000145200020002000
Percentage of CommonStockSharesAuthorized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized us-gaap:PlanName

bsx:A2011LtipPlan


Common
Period End2020-10-012011-05-31
Value171146
Percentage of CommonStockSharesAuthorized0.0100.7

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value14321430143014101413141214081408140313981396139413911390137913571369134413611333134713451349134013581351139214231454152415351536152915251514
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value14211418143014101397139313911387138213801376137213691365136013571350134413411333132513231321134013431351139214231445151415281526151915161514
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Antidilutive Securities Excluded From Computation Of Earnings Per Share Amount

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA


Antidilutive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302019-09-302019-06-30
Value2424249.00.00.0
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption


Antidilutive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302017-03-312016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value3.06.06.06.06.00.00.04.0171.02.03.010.0131312181648
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount12.525.025.066.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockCompensationPlan


Antidilutive
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-06-302019-09-302019-06-30
Value0.014130.00.0
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount0.058.3144.40.00.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value0.120.230.14-0.12-0.110.012.870.090.110.310.280.310.40.22-0.450.210.110.210.10.17-0.150.15-0.11-0.150.080-0.230.0300.10.0800.1-0.260.02-0.48-2.510.080.070.090.10.030.160.130.06-1.05-0.71-0.060.1-0.01
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value0.120.230.14-0.12-0.110.012.830.090.110.30.270.310.40.21-0.440.20.110.210.090.17-0.150.15-0.11-0.150.080-0.220.0300.10.0800.1-0.260.02-0.48-2.510.080.070.090.10.030.150.120.06-1.05-0.71-0.060.1-0.01
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Comprehensive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value170388266-135.0-185.0-91.04128186144479394472668228-622.0285139243224199-312.0149-135.0-221.064-3.0-265.0111-26.099158-33.0167-276.0140-689.0-3586.01721011331425622411079-1564.0
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.514.10.0-5.1-9.2-3.60.06.95.519.20.019.726.89.60.012.86.211.00.08.8-13.67.50.0-10.83.2-0.20.06.0-1.45.60.0-1.99.3-16.20.0-39.7-196.29.20.07.17.22.911.25.74.1-79.8

Cost Of Goods And Services Sold

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value9458941000869791806851777758730729672739672674637632650619594639573573539540520559550563537556510530578582558578631660680688631660623654663
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax30.732.50.032.739.531.70.028.728.829.30.028.129.728.20.028.728.029.50.026.427.928.70.026.427.327.50.029.630.130.20.029.329.633.90.032.231.633.80.036.334.832.833.032.533.933.8

Disposal Group Not Discontinued Operation Gain Loss On Disposal

us-gaap:DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal

us-gaap:DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal


Disposal
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312011-03-31
Value2.06.0778
Percentage of DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.240.4

us-gaap:DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldForSaleOrDisposedOfBySaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Disposal
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value2.06.0
Percentage of DisposalGroupNotDiscontinuedOperationGainLossOnDisposal100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldForSaleOrDisposedOfBySaleNotDiscontinuedOperations bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.00.0

Gain Loss On Investments

us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments

us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-15.037-12.0-22.0
Percentage of GainLossOnInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.51.3-0.6-0.9

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:GrossProfit


Gross
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value21321858170817901212173720541930187317631832172017511707173415851625151015721511148713911405134913031248132812961310123712821225127911831239117712501235118811941287129413421293127412971369139614441403
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax69.367.50.067.360.568.30.071.371.270.70.071.970.371.80.071.372.068.60.067.165.069.60.066.265.866.00.069.770.169.60.070.471.469.30.067.868.466.20.063.765.267.267.067.566.166.265.868.969.669.8

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value149325307-227.0-181.022-6.0911454572964563473232273099130589257-397.0228-338.0-367.0105-51.0-554.03.0-104.014659-40.0152-394.052-663.0-3618.0123100111158273229163119
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.811.80.0-8.5-9.00.90.03.45.518.30.019.113.913.60.013.94.013.90.011.4-17.411.40.0-18.05.3-2.70.00.2-5.68.20.0-2.38.5-23.10.0-38.2-197.96.60.05.98.014.211.48.56.2

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-37.0-16.096-72.0-33.012-4002.0-35.0-9.033-90.024-209.02684126-55.015-35.029-190.026-196.0-169.03.0-50.0-255.0-40.0-108.013-49.0-35.022-40.0-9.01.0-40.010.0-7.0-31.012227-7.0-27.02114
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.2-0.60.0-2.7-1.60.50.0-1.3-0.31.30.01.0-8.41.10.01.2-2.40.70.01.3-8.31.30.0-8.30.2-2.60.0-2.2-5.80.70.0-2.01.2-2.30.00.1-2.20.50.0-1.70.611.8-0.3-1.41.10.7

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpense


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value86829686918817995891096458576157575857585859595958106605554535458137656564656469716273751079110393
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.83.00.03.24.53.50.03.53.44.40.02.42.32.60.02.62.62.60.02.62.63.00.02.85.43.20.02.92.83.00.07.93.63.80.03.73.53.70.03.33.73.95.34.75.34.7

Litigation Settlement Expense

us-gaap:LitigationSettlementExpense

us-gaap:LitigationSettlementExpense


Litigation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value2984.0182600.00.02232515-148.085180.00.089-12.02053.01724.061810.0456457-1.0193637139267-7.01576
Percentage of LitigationSettlementExpense100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.70.10.09.80.00.00.00.90.6-5.90.00.80.00.00.0-0.59.10.10.00.227.00.50.022.4-0.110.20.07.514.3-0.40.04.4

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value172327196-169.0-153.0113996126154
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.611.90.0-6.4-7.60.40.04.75.9

Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense


Nonoperating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-113.0-45.0257-22.0-110.0-124.0-216.0-292.0-239.0-84.0-24.068-45.0-84.0-92.0-68.0-134.0-59.0-51.0-91.0-63.0-65.0-67.0-68.0-114.0-75.0-62.0-61.0-35.0-51.0-67.0-143.0-68.0-64.0-65.0-69.0-31.0-73.0-70.0-63.0-79.0-49.0-119.0-88.0-112.0-89.0
Percentage of NonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-3.7-1.60.0-0.8-5.5-4.90.0-10.8-9.1-3.40.02.8-1.8-3.50.0-3.1-5.9-2.70.0-4.0-2.8-3.30.0-3.3-5.8-4.00.0-3.3-1.9-2.90.0-8.2-3.8-3.80.0-4.0-1.7-3.90.0-3.4-4.0-2.5-5.9-4.6-5.8-4.5

Operating Expenses

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value18701488165819951283159118441547148912221512133313591300141612081400114614321163182110981676164810841224182012321379104011561122105915131122177148371039101810201050972994104210432783
Percentage of OperatingExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax60.854.10.075.064.162.60.057.156.649.00.055.754.654.60.054.462.052.10.051.779.655.00.080.954.764.70.066.273.858.50.064.559.188.70.0102.1264.655.70.054.453.250.549.754.454.1142.0

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value26237050-205.0-71.0146210383384541319388392407318377225364140348-334.0293-271.0-299.021924-492.064-69.0197126103220-330.0117-594.0-3587.0196170174237322349251231-1486.0-1231.05127511
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.513.40.0-7.7-3.55.70.014.114.621.70.016.215.717.10.017.010.016.50.015.5-14.614.70.0-14.711.11.30.03.4-3.711.10.05.912.3-19.30.0-34.2-196.210.50.09.312.016.717.413.112.0-75.8-59.22.513.30.5

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.04.0194949264313
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss0.01.138.0-23.9-69.017.820.53.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.10.01.82.41.00.00.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.00.00.066.272.163.40.056.5

bsx:TotalAllocatedToReportableSegments


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value949819551680391556789768763
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss362.2221.41102.0-331.7-550.7380.8375.7200.5198.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax30.829.80.025.619.521.90.028.429.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:TotalAllocatedToReportableSegments0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Cash Flow Hedge Gain Loss After Reclassification And Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-18.0129-122.0-64.0-26.075-40.062-9.049-15.047158-80.0-6.0-24.0-21.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.64.70.0-2.4-1.32.90.02.3-0.32.00.02.06.3-3.40.0-1.1-0.9

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
Value2.0-83.018084-11.0-177.0191-2.00.06.021-6.0-45.010.02.025138.0-22.02.0-21.01626-12.05.0-35.01.0-15.0-2.0-6.02.010.0-6.03.0232.0-19.025-10.0-44.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.1-3.00.03.2-0.5-7.00.0-0.10.00.20.0-0.3-1.80.40.01.10.60.40.00.1-0.90.80.0-0.60.3-1.90.0-0.8-0.1-0.30.00.6-0.30.20.00.1-1.01.30.0-2.3

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
Value-16.0475620-37.0-101.013260-9.0549.040112-69.0-7.02.0-7.0-47.0100-29.0-105.0-53.07.0-23.0-38.0-2.03468-30.0-34.050-28.0377879-25.0-8.059-6.0-9.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.51.70.00.8-1.8-4.00.02.2-0.32.20.01.74.5-2.90.00.1-0.3-2.10.0-1.3-4.6-2.70.0-1.1-1.9-0.10.03.7-1.6-1.90.0-1.62.14.60.0-1.4-0.43.20.0-0.5

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-16.0475620-37.0-101.013260-9.0548.040112-69.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.088.9100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.51.70.00.8-1.8-4.00.02.2-0.32.20.01.74.5-2.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-26.03735364-18.0-36.0-36.0-197.0-150.0254012612-23.0-35.0-11.0-76.0-2.07.0-33.0-4.0-6.0-8.0-10.0-8.0-15.0-7.0-7.0183.0-9.0-6.0-3.01.0-1.0-4.033-4.01.0-1.0-6.026-12.03.0-9.04.0
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.81.30.02.4-0.9-1.40.0-7.3-5.71.00.05.30.5-1.00.0-0.5-3.4-0.10.0-1.5-0.2-0.30.0-0.5-0.4-0.80.0-0.41.00.20.0-0.3-0.20.10.0-0.21.8-0.20.0-0.1-0.31.4-0.60.2-0.50.2

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value186341210-155.0-147.0113996126154424386432555298-615.0283146290124228-207.0202-142.0-198.0102-1.0-299.0434.0133108-5.0130-354.061-664.0-3578.01131071421464623619098-1589.0-1075.0-94.0158-13.0
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.012.40.0-5.8-7.30.40.04.75.917.00.018.122.312.50.012.76.513.20.010.1-9.010.10.0-9.75.1-0.10.02.30.27.50.0-0.37.3-20.80.0-38.3-195.76.10.07.67.42.411.89.95.1-81.1-51.7-4.67.6-0.6

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value186341210-155.0-147.0113996126154424386432555298
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.012.40.0-5.8-7.30.40.04.75.917.00.018.122.312.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Research And Development Expense Excluding Acquired In Process Cost

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseExcludingAcquiredInProcessCost

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseExcludingAcquiredInProcessCost


Research
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value298276286315242300308306280280288289275261263254244235256232222210244221220192208212206191217217223204238220213215230229223212225230232253
Percentage of ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseExcludingAcquiredInProcessCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.710.00.011.812.111.80.011.310.611.20.012.111.011.00.011.410.810.70.010.39.710.50.010.811.110.20.011.411.010.70.012.512.412.00.012.711.711.50.012.211.311.011.212.012.012.9

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value30772752270926592003254329042707263124932561239324902379240822222257220117002251228819982158203819811891195518601869177818341740179217061530173518281866184818741975192520021916192819602079202520742010
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService

bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value524469451465351437472478498491489475494493488463480
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.017.016.617.517.517.216.317.718.919.719.119.819.820.720.320.821.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.017.016.617.517.517.216.317.718.919.719.119.819.820.720.320.821.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalElectrophysiologyEpReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value9583857651748481847981767975777167
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.13.03.12.92.52.92.93.03.23.23.23.23.23.23.23.23.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.13.03.12.92.52.92.93.03.23.23.23.23.23.23.23.23.0
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bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value551499515475348442498486470440458443442418437403400
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.918.119.017.917.417.417.118.017.917.617.918.517.817.618.118.117.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.918.119.017.917.417.417.118.017.917.617.918.517.817.618.118.117.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value790696585586495633749700706661668615662645635589603
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax25.725.321.622.024.724.925.825.926.826.526.125.726.627.126.426.526.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax25.725.321.622.024.724.925.825.926.826.526.125.726.627.126.426.526.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value247198232216122191261222204186220189202169186154154
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.07.28.68.16.17.59.08.27.87.58.67.98.17.17.76.96.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.07.28.68.16.17.59.08.27.87.58.67.98.17.17.76.96.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value473433429416340392450311320311302293304288279268273
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax15.415.715.815.617.015.415.511.512.212.511.812.212.212.111.612.112.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax15.415.715.815.617.015.415.511.512.212.511.812.212.212.111.612.112.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value397361376350228332380359348326341303308293309274280
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.913.113.913.211.413.113.113.313.213.113.312.712.412.312.812.312.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.913.113.913.211.413.113.113.313.213.113.312.712.412.312.812.312.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.013367468415823
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.51.32.83.41.62.00.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.51.32.83.41.62.00.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value314276254275208255275284288288290289290290290275287
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.210.09.410.310.410.09.510.510.911.611.312.111.612.212.012.412.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.210.09.410.310.410.09.510.510.911.611.312.111.612.212.012.412.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value210193197190143182197194210203198186204203198188193
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.87.07.37.17.17.26.87.28.08.17.77.88.28.58.28.58.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.87.07.37.17.17.26.87.28.08.17.77.88.28.58.28.58.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalCrmReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalElectrophysiologyEpReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value3430323322323538393639373935353434
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.11.11.21.21.11.31.21.41.51.41.51.51.61.51.51.51.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalElectrophysiologyEpReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalElectrophysiologyEpReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value6253534330434843464342394039413733
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.01.92.01.61.51.71.71.61.71.71.61.61.61.61.71.71.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.01.92.01.61.51.71.71.61.71.71.61.61.61.61.71.71.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalElectrophysiologyEpReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value316280285270190256280277270253256247245231235220225
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.310.210.510.29.510.19.610.210.310.110.010.39.89.79.89.910.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.310.210.510.29.510.19.610.210.310.110.010.39.89.79.89.910.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value235219230205158186218209200187201196197187203183175
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.68.08.57.77.97.37.57.77.67.57.88.27.97.98.48.27.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalEndoscopyEndoReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value398343240255189297351327318296295283296281292271280
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.912.58.99.69.411.712.112.112.111.911.511.811.911.812.112.212.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.912.58.99.69.411.712.112.112.111.911.511.811.911.812.112.212.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value392352344331306336396373388365374332366364344318323
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.712.812.712.415.313.213.613.814.714.614.613.914.715.314.314.314.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax12.712.812.712.415.313.213.613.814.714.614.613.914.715.314.314.314.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalInterventionalCardiologyIcReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value194151184176100151208183160144178155160131150126125
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.35.56.86.65.05.97.26.86.15.87.06.56.45.56.25.75.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value5346484123405339444242344238362829
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.71.71.81.51.11.61.81.41.71.71.61.41.71.61.51.31.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalNeuromodulationNmReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value260238239236189224275155155156159152152145146141144
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.48.68.88.99.48.89.55.75.96.36.26.46.16.16.16.36.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value213195190179151168176156165155143142152142131127129
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.97.17.06.77.56.66.15.86.36.25.65.96.16.05.45.75.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.97.17.06.77.56.66.15.86.36.25.65.96.16.05.45.75.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value285257268251162237268257248231241214213197216190196
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.39.39.99.48.19.39.29.59.49.39.48.98.68.39.08.68.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.39.39.99.48.19.39.29.59.49.39.48.98.68.39.08.68.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value11210410899669511110210094101899696938484
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.63.84.03.73.33.73.83.83.83.83.93.73.94.03.93.83.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:GlobalUrologyandPelvicHealthReportingUnit us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals, country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.010.0316560375119
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.41.12.43.01.51.80.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.41.12.43.01.51.80.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals country:US0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals, us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.04.06.010.08.04.07.04.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.10.20.40.40.20.20.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.10.20.40.40.20.20.1
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bsx:BSXReportableSegments


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value30772739267325841935250228472684
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.099.598.797.296.698.498.099.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:BSXReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Cardiovascular


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
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bsx:Medsurg


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
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bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value866750767757525703817780786757789740775736751689700668
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax28.127.328.328.526.227.628.128.829.930.430.830.931.130.931.231.031.030.3
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bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Revenue
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value74684123
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.83.41.60.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.83.41.60.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementGeographical

bsx:EmergingMarkets


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value359317293278255267327310318297278263276262238236226
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.711.510.810.512.710.511.311.512.111.910.911.011.111.09.910.610.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.711.510.810.512.710.511.311.512.111.910.911.011.111.09.910.610.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:EmergingMarkets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

country:US


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value180015861534156011181489176515211478140314601375139413101364125712911249
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax58.557.656.658.755.858.660.856.256.256.357.057.556.055.156.656.657.256.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax58.557.656.658.755.858.660.856.256.256.357.057.556.055.156.656.657.256.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NonUs


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value12771166117510988851054120011261153109011021018109610691046965966911
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax41.542.443.441.344.241.441.341.643.843.743.042.544.044.943.443.442.841.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax41.542.443.441.344.241.441.341.643.843.743.042.544.044.943.443.442.841.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NonUs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:LatinAmericaandCanada, bsx:BSXReportableSegments


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value958590775189101102
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.13.13.32.92.53.53.53.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.13.13.32.92.53.53.53.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax bsx:LatinAmericaandCanada bsx:BSXReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

country:US, bsx:BSXReportableSegments


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1800157715031496105814521654156114781403
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax58.557.355.556.352.857.157.057.756.256.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax58.557.355.556.352.857.157.057.756.256.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:US bsx:BSXReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

srt:AsiaPacific, bsx:BSXReportableSegments


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value520473489472410409495485
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.917.218.117.820.516.117.017.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.917.218.117.820.516.117.017.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax srt:AsiaPacific bsx:BSXReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EMEA, bsx:BSXReportableSegments


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value662604590540416552597535
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax21.521.921.820.320.821.720.619.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax21.521.921.820.320.821.720.619.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:EMEA bsx:BSXReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value30772752270926592003254329042707263124932561239324902379234822162281220123902251228819982158203819811891195518601869177818341740179217061530173518281866184818741975192520021916192819602079202520742010
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.097.599.7101.1100.0140.6100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense


Selling
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value11211019102798479897810921012968869953870886860886800815794831772779716778729700668752741743666724658661631640589648659621629642596683634634628
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax36.437.037.937.039.838.537.637.436.834.937.236.435.636.136.836.036.136.148.934.334.035.836.135.835.335.338.539.839.837.539.537.836.937.041.833.935.435.333.633.632.531.034.133.132.932.0

Assets

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:Assets


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value3116830900307773084530823301133056526756243092380220999203791961519202190421863618382179431809617697178381771818133182151712316472170421671816477163351657116917169961676317154168981781821185212902150221559220702212825177
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value3116830900307773084530823301133056526756243092380220999203791961519202190421863618382179431809617697178381771818133182151712316472170421671816477163351657116917169961676317154168981781821185212902150221559220702212825177
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value67586101669461605803482346994847633462344003397139294080382234783222302632393181333031643471346237733189360631753214293630113525349831023022317331113091310532133149356936154599
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets21.719.721.820.018.816.015.418.126.126.219.119.520.021.220.118.717.516.917.918.018.717.919.119.022.019.421.219.019.518.018.220.820.618.517.618.817.514.614.614.914.616.216.318.3

Cash

us-gaap:Cash

us-gaap:Cash


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value29625715030525135316524997114133138159245167183129154135191301232170208184169181169203153148135156127168141142116101119939692113
Percentage of Cash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.90.80.51.00.81.20.50.90.40.50.60.70.81.30.91.00.70.90.71.11.71.30.91.11.11.01.11.01.20.90.90.80.90.81.00.80.80.50.50.60.40.40.40.4

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value2675201617342022172437021727712313914616820828718821019515619623743833831935090324258724635719121757153026820735237128426727615459521362481151986416411452
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets8.66.55.66.65.61.20.71.00.50.60.70.81.11.51.01.11.10.91.11.32.51.91.81.95.31.53.41.52.21.21.33.43.11.61.22.12.11.31.31.30.72.71.00.00.00.03.40.00.0

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-312015-12-31
Value289822531995228220167006076762823289682998099411681017690476487400
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets9.37.36.57.46.52.32.02.511.612.23.94.85.16.15.33.72.62.72.2

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:InventoryNet


Inventory
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value14301407135114721516162815791566130012281166113410871113107810771023971955998981102210161086968958946989949926897895842851884911898889931972927899894891
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.64.64.44.84.95.45.25.95.35.25.65.65.55.85.75.85.65.45.35.65.55.85.66.05.75.85.65.95.85.75.45.35.05.15.25.45.04.24.44.54.34.14.03.5

Other Assets Current

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value7778557518949251043880921124143180240254
Percentage of OtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.52.82.42.93.03.52.94.40.70.81.01.31.4

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent


Prepaid
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-31
Value7778557518949251043880102030243083921104510011048942645485405541477446437365385391489443404301323302285352320281230203
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.52.82.42.93.03.52.93.812.413.04.45.15.15.54.93.52.62.33.02.72.52.52.02.12.33.02.62.41.82.01.81.72.11.91.61.41.0

Land

us-gaap:Land

us-gaap:Land


Land
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1041041041201181161171129796971011021031029392919184838386878080808081818181818181111111111111119119119119118
Percentage of Land100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.70.60.50.50.60.60.50.50.5

Noncurrent Assets

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets


Noncurrent
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value184092047716064145311419114157130111318913826179041822620325
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets59.867.076.576.378.478.176.379.680.684.182.480.7

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets us-gaap:StatementGeographical

bsx:OtherCountries


Noncurrent
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value551604478
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets3.02.93.0
Percentage of Assets1.82.02.3
Percentage of Assets bsx:OtherCountries0.00.00.0

country:IE


Noncurrent
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value382327242
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets2.11.61.5
Percentage of Assets1.21.11.2
Percentage of Assets country:IE0.00.00.0

country:US


Noncurrent
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value115111481061
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets6.35.66.6
Percentage of Assets3.73.85.1
Percentage of Assets country:US0.00.00.0

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value53955282530851765201520351694996486147774740472647094696462545854521444643654206413640814062403439373850384637883777372636703616355135173520319332223223318333263340326831683246
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets17.317.117.216.816.917.316.918.720.020.122.623.224.024.524.324.624.624.824.123.823.223.022.422.123.023.422.622.722.922.822.121.420.921.020.518.918.115.215.015.515.514.814.312.9

Construction In Progress Gross

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressGross

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressGross


Construction
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value432418446402405450442357332292319261229215219297305318338213183185202195185173189186192234211177190195218203196212230263256251241271
Percentage of ConstructionInProgressGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.41.41.41.31.31.51.41.31.41.21.51.31.21.11.21.61.71.81.91.21.01.01.11.11.11.11.11.11.21.41.31.01.11.21.31.21.11.01.11.21.21.11.11.1

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value33133229322431123122310430893055304029942958299629952996292829072870279427352706264926172572255524862392233922662243218721242086202719801956156915901554151316421638156014711524
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets10.610.410.510.110.110.310.111.412.512.614.114.715.315.615.415.615.615.615.115.314.914.814.214.014.514.513.713.613.613.412.812.311.911.811.49.38.97.37.17.67.67.16.66.1

Amortization Of Intangible Assets

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value180185194197197201201178161160162148147141141139142143137136135136134131116113111109109109105101101103101999997969796132132129124128
Percentage of AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value208220532084206420792098207919421820178217821730171517001697167816511652163015001487146414901479145114581507152215341539154615301524153715641624163216691670168417021708169717221728
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.76.66.86.76.77.06.87.37.57.58.58.58.78.98.99.09.09.29.08.58.38.38.28.18.58.98.89.19.39.49.39.09.09.29.19.69.27.97.87.87.97.77.76.80.0

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value1087410868995110137101011009810176100158451817979117588724269846998688268716680667864986475647764736468593058965898590157355697569355535553555259735724647497629761976997589748101861193612421
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets34.935.232.332.932.833.533.337.434.834.437.737.236.936.436.836.937.437.236.936.736.336.635.735.534.635.834.635.334.834.934.432.832.733.134.833.936.346.145.845.445.344.246.047.40.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

bsx:A2018Acquisitions


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value939939618272942619273
Percentage of Goodwill9.49.26.23.211.98.23.8
Percentage of Assets3.13.12.31.14.53.01.4
Percentage of Assets bsx:A2018Acquisitions0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:BTGAcquisition


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-30
Value1635164416441549
Percentage of Goodwill16.416.216.215.5
Percentage of Assets5.35.35.45.8
Percentage of Assets bsx:BTGAcquisition0.00.00.00.0

bsx:Preventice


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value926924
Percentage of Goodwill8.58.5
Percentage of Assets3.03.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:Preventice0.00.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:BTGAcquisition, bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312020-09-30
Value13991406
Percentage of Goodwill14.113.9
Percentage of Assets4.54.6
Percentage of Assets bsx:BTGAcquisition bsx:GlobalPeripheralInterventionsPiReportingUnit0.00.0

bsx:BTGAcquisition, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312020-09-30
Value236238
Percentage of Goodwill2.42.3
Percentage of Assets0.80.8
Percentage of Assets bsx:BTGAcquisition bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.00.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:Cardiovascular


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-31
Value56985695569756465617562156764214419641953925392336993707370437153702351435133452345134513451342634263424342634273259325932523252325232513249
Percentage of Goodwill52.452.457.355.755.655.755.842.149.751.349.651.751.153.152.954.053.952.652.653.153.353.353.353.057.858.158.158.156.857.257.158.658.658.654.4
Percentage of Assets18.318.418.518.318.218.718.615.717.317.618.719.318.919.319.519.920.119.619.419.519.319.519.018.820.020.820.120.519.820.019.619.219.119.418.9
Percentage of Assets bsx:Cardiovascular0.00.00.00.00.00.0223.90.00.00.0200.90.00.00.0203.10.00.00.0201.00.00.00.0218.00.00.00.0228.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:Medsurg


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-31
Value20572056205920562053204920612060206120612063174217441503287728762878287628752755273227342730275022122182218221832184214621472147214721472147
Percentage of Goodwill18.918.920.720.320.320.320.320.624.425.226.123.024.121.541.141.841.943.143.142.442.242.242.242.537.337.037.037.038.137.737.738.738.738.735.9
Percentage of Assets6.66.76.76.76.76.86.77.78.58.79.88.58.97.815.115.415.716.015.915.615.315.415.115.112.913.212.813.113.313.113.012.712.612.812.5
Percentage of Assets bsx:Medsurg0.00.00.00.00.00.0114.30.00.00.0111.80.00.00.0130.10.00.00.0191.80.00.00.0239.30.00.00.0222.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value3120311721942194219321912192219121941924192419221774417290
Percentage of Goodwill28.728.722.021.621.721.721.521.926.023.524.325.325.46.04.3
Percentage of Assets10.010.17.17.17.17.37.28.29.08.19.29.49.22.21.6
Percentage of Assets bsx:RhythmandNeuro0.00.00.00.00.00.0117.00.00.00.0113.40.00.025.90.0

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value241237238247
Percentage of Goodwill2.42.32.42.4
Percentage of Assets0.80.80.80.8
Percentage of Assets bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.00.00.00.0

Indefinite Lived Intangible Assets Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-31
Value330377377383782154431586415632
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.11.21.21.22.691.489.073.4

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:InProcessResearchAndDevelopment


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value210257257263423423662661715781486486278
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill63.668.268.268.70.00.084.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.70.80.80.91.41.42.22.52.93.32.32.41.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:InProcessResearchAndDevelopment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill


Intangible
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value578859915917679771607393788680746486644863726297593457135837578359215743588358385930606261946228544254995606573256595802595059366026617762896154624963826473656466846806634366677244
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets18.619.419.222.023.224.625.830.226.727.130.330.930.329.830.731.032.232.032.533.033.234.234.234.231.833.432.934.334.335.535.935.135.536.836.736.435.130.130.430.531.030.828.726.50.0

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value4406439110741237137911981281
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets14.314.46.57.26.55.45.1

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

bsx:AssetsHeldForSaleDomain


Deferred
Period End2020-12-31
Value2.0
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet0.0
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:AssetsHeldForSaleDomain0.0

bsx:DeferredTaxAssetsDomain


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value42104196
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet95.695.6
Percentage of Assets13.713.7
Percentage of Assets bsx:DeferredTaxAssetsDomain0.00.0

us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value194195
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet4.44.4
Percentage of Assets0.60.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:PrepaidExpensesAndOtherCurrentAssets0.00.0

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value4114074583113153273360.00.0
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.31.31.51.01.01.11.10.00.0

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1629171419211516150015381529187912171158932794796725688815717842666680616551505578527430425388335361371373395395306223352281281272266239287253
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.25.56.24.94.95.15.07.05.04.94.43.94.13.83.64.43.94.73.73.83.53.12.83.23.12.62.52.32.02.22.22.22.32.41.81.32.01.31.31.31.21.11.31.0

Equity Securities Fv Ni

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value1762134140.00.01.01.01.00.01.015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.71.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value1762134140.00.01.01.01.00.01.015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.71.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1 us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value1762134140.00.01.01.01.00.01.015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.71.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Assets

us-gaap:OtherAssets us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:OtherAssets

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldforsaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Other
Period End2020-12-31
Value1133
Percentage of OtherAssets100.0
Percentage of Assets3.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldforsaleNotDiscontinuedOperations bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals0.0

us-gaap:OtherAssets us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:Cardiovascular


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value24612535
Percentage of OtherAssets217.20.0
Percentage of Assets8.08.3
Percentage of Assets bsx:Cardiovascular0.0100.0

bsx:ConsolidatedBSXDomain


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value3077730565
Percentage of OtherAssets2716.40.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:ConsolidatedBSXDomain0.00.0

bsx:Medsurg


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value16381803
Percentage of OtherAssets144.60.0
Percentage of Assets5.35.9
Percentage of Assets bsx:Medsurg0.0100.0

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value18271873
Percentage of OtherAssets161.30.0
Percentage of Assets5.96.1
Percentage of Assets bsx:RhythmandNeuro0.0100.0

bsx:TotalAllocatedToReportableSegments


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value59266211
Percentage of OtherAssets523.00.0
Percentage of Assets19.320.3
Percentage of Assets bsx:TotalAllocatedToReportableSegments0.0100.0

us-gaap:Corporate


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value78506082
Percentage of OtherAssets692.90.0
Percentage of Assets25.519.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Corporate0.00.0

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value689615513452408605542512524498349453403404530371376376447298284232209210191228262234241241246238251206232228263288203256223217184212
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.01.71.51.32.01.81.92.22.11.72.22.12.12.82.02.02.12.51.71.61.31.21.21.11.41.51.41.51.51.51.41.51.21.41.31.51.41.01.21.01.00.80.8

Accrued Liabilities Current

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value24422060219721951718156221091932193219632246246922662447245625512238229823122099223617921970160514011512195012881277127513481346136511861284132513251180132712961329130016262609
Percentage of AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets7.86.77.17.15.65.26.97.27.98.210.712.111.612.712.913.712.212.812.811.912.510.110.98.88.29.211.47.77.87.88.18.08.07.17.57.87.45.66.26.06.25.97.310.4

Debt Current

us-gaap:DebtCurrent

us-gaap:DebtCurrent


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value262131311254100414161297194916382253182016859621801126610185.0642542542533.063434234033.03.04.03.03.06054.04.03.04.04.04.04.04.02545043.0
Percentage of DebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.00.00.00.83.34.64.88.06.910.78.98.65.09.56.85.50.00.41.41.41.40.00.30.32.62.40.00.00.00.00.03.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.22.30.0

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value40733393368133023108397648664254485044795260508247534988565448284300349035873016318226082430223819372463284618201773171918241902247716361772181517941669180718871892204026093022
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.111.012.010.710.113.215.915.920.018.825.024.924.226.029.725.923.419.519.817.017.814.713.412.311.315.016.710.910.810.511.011.214.69.810.310.710.17.98.58.88.89.211.812.0

Operating Lease Liability Current

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OtherCurrentLiabilities


Operating
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value7067
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OtherCurrentLiabilities0.00.0

Other Accrued Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value612578656544531490576518543515767685644643653608561551615564559515574589558523586586605579628567623571612611628620695718756751740678
Percentage of OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.01.92.11.81.71.61.91.92.22.23.73.43.33.33.43.33.13.13.43.23.12.93.23.23.33.23.43.53.73.53.83.43.73.43.63.63.52.93.33.33.53.43.32.7

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value6807059586447298048005134453804123403991174867640668811764365408331248360302300231295252199227315256240252259202197273331336269295198
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.33.12.12.42.72.61.91.81.62.01.72.06.14.63.43.64.54.22.12.31.91.42.01.81.81.41.81.51.21.41.91.51.41.51.51.10.91.31.51.61.21.30.8

Taxes Payable Current

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent


Taxes
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value12115115837193246265125
Percentage of TaxesPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.50.50.10.60.80.90.6

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

bsx:December2027Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value90090011051054100998810110.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.92.93.63.43.33.33.30.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:December2027Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:June2025Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value5005005005005000.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt55.655.645.247.449.60.0
Percentage of Assets1.61.61.61.61.60.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:June2025Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:June2030Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value120012001200120012000.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt133.3133.3108.6113.9118.90.0
Percentage of Assets3.93.93.93.93.90.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:June2030Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2024Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value8508508508508508508508508508500.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt94.494.476.980.684.286.084.10.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.72.82.82.82.82.82.83.23.53.60.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2024Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2026Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value8508508508508508508508508508500.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt94.494.476.980.684.286.084.10.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.72.82.82.82.82.82.83.23.53.60.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2026Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2028Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312018-02-262017-12-31
Value434434434434434434434100010001000100010001000100010000.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt48.248.239.341.243.043.942.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.41.41.41.41.41.41.43.74.14.24.84.95.15.20.00.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2028Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2029Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value8508508508508508508508508508500.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt94.494.476.980.684.286.084.10.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.72.82.82.82.82.82.83.23.53.60.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2029Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2039Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value7507507507507507507507507507500.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt83.383.367.971.274.375.974.20.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets2.42.42.42.42.42.52.52.83.13.20.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2039Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2049Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value10001000100010001000100010001000100010000.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt111.1111.190.594.999.1101.298.90.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets3.23.23.23.23.23.33.33.74.14.20.0
Percentage of Assets bsx:March2049Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:May2022Notes


Long
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-12-292020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-312015-12-31
Value250250500500500500500500500500500500500500500500500500500
Percentage of LongTermDebt27.822.60.047.449.650.649.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.80.01.61.61.71.61.92.12.12.42.52.52.62.62.72.72.82.8
Percentage of Assets bsx:May2022Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:May2025Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-312015-12-31
Value523523523523523523523750750750750750750750750750750750750
Percentage of LongTermDebt58.158.147.349.651.852.951.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.71.71.71.71.71.71.72.83.13.23.63.73.83.93.94.04.14.14.1
Percentage of Assets bsx:May2025Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:October2023Notes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value244244244244244244244450450450450450450450450450450450
Percentage of LongTermDebt27.127.122.123.124.224.724.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.80.80.80.80.80.81.71.91.92.12.22.32.32.42.42.42.5
Percentage of Assets bsx:October2023Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligations


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value6.06.07.06.06.07.06.06.06.06.06.08.08.01.01.01.01.01.0
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.70.70.60.60.60.70.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value4.05.05.06.06.07.07.01415162629323538424551
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.40.60.50.60.60.70.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:InterestRateSwap0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-30
Value91689155920594049359763876617650765076504800480048004800440044004400440046504650465046504650465046503800380038003800380038003800420042004200420042004200420042004200
Percentage of LongTermDebt1018.71017.2833.0892.2927.6773.1757.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets29.429.629.930.530.425.425.128.631.532.122.923.624.525.023.123.623.924.525.726.326.126.225.625.527.223.122.322.723.123.322.922.524.725.124.524.923.619.819.719.519.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Debt And Capital Lease Obligations

us-gaap:DebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:DebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
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Percentage of DebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets29.229.429.730.330.934.332.740.739.238.833.632.533.130.029.530.531.730.730.330.730.432.031.332.229.925.925.025.425.826.025.625.125.025.424.825.223.920.120.019.819.522.324.623.5

Long Term Debt And Capital Lease Obligations

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Long
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Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets28.429.429.730.230.131.028.135.831.231.922.923.624.525.020.023.726.230.730.029.229.030.631.331.829.623.322.625.425.826.025.625.121.525.424.825.223.920.120.019.819.521.222.323.5

Deferred Income Tax Liabilities Net

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us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet


Deferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value115336330595
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Percentage of Assets0.41.11.11.9

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
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Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets7.07.77.56.97.38.08.69.08.38.79.08.79.911.712.49.310.710.412.917.018.216.616.416.515.416.415.616.315.814.715.515.315.115.914.813.612.69.49.49.29.39.17.48.2

Operating Lease Liability Noncurrent

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Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3593534012562632692760.0
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets1.21.11.30.80.90.90.90.0

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us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Operating
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Percentage of Assets1.30.9
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Operating Lease Liability

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us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Operating
Period End2020-12-31
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Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due

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us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value530
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Percentage of Assets1.7

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Undiscounted Excess Amount

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Lessee
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Value59
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Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
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Value159421571915326155641561613804138779699942592338726828977447030701275887235705367336482622064576320641065806501645767016544653465396563660365036870682877281139611353115211154011369112961230113174
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets51.150.949.850.550.745.845.436.238.838.841.640.739.536.636.840.739.439.337.236.634.936.434.935.238.439.537.940.139.740.039.538.838.938.840.040.443.453.853.353.653.551.551.048.90.0

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us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
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Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest1.51.61.41.00.81.21.91.40.80.90.40.3-0.2-1.8-0.80.01.42.21.6-0.5-1.2-1.1-0.3-0.40.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.80.70.50.40.60.90.50.30.40.20.1-0.1-0.7-0.30.00.50.80.6-0.2-0.6-0.6-0.20.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
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Percentage of Assets63.663.964.163.863.658.457.565.471.773.082.684.987.889.590.194.093.098.0100.095.876.873.463.90.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value17171717171616161616161616161616161616151515151515
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Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.00.0
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us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-1878.0-2050.0-2378.0-2574.0-2405.0-2252.0-2253.0-6249.0-6375.0-6528.0-6953.0-7339.0-7770.0-8326.0-8390.0-8581.0-8927.0-8689.0-8570.0-8449.0-4381.0-4822.0-3757.0-2732.0-693.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-11.8-13.0-15.5-16.5-15.4-16.3-16.2-64.4-67.6-70.7-79.7-88.5-100.3-118.4-119.7-127.4-141.2-134.6-131.1-123.0-38.6-42.7-30.5-20.70.0
Percentage of Assets-6.0-6.6-7.7-8.3-7.8-7.5-7.4-23.4-26.2-27.4-33.1-36.0-39.6-43.4-44.1-47.4-49.2-51.0-51.7-49.3-20.6-21.8-14.90.00.0
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us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value-2251.0-2251.0-2251.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1717.0-1592.0-1092.0-492.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-14.1-14.3-14.7-11.0-11.0-12.4-12.4-17.7-18.2-18.6-19.7-20.7-22.2-24.4-24.5-25.5-27.2-26.6-24.3-15.9-4.3
Percentage of Assets-7.2-7.3-7.3-5.6-5.6-5.7-5.6-6.4-7.1-7.2-8.2-8.4-8.8-8.9-9.0-9.5-9.5-10.1-9.6-6.4-2.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:TreasuryStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockValue


Common
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Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1

Additional Paid In Capital Common Stock

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us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock


Additional
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1981719750197321968719590175891756117510174221737417346173041723117184171611712517057170151701416985169231684816860168151676416750167031668116635165991657916536164701643716429164271638816358163491631816278162491623216086
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Percentage of Assets63.663.964.163.863.658.457.565.471.773.082.684.987.889.590.191.992.894.894.096.094.995.193.092.397.9101.798.099.8101.0101.6100.097.796.998.195.897.292.077.276.875.975.573.673.463.9

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

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us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit


Retained
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
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Percentage of Assets-6.0-6.6-7.7-8.3-7.8-7.5-7.4-23.4-26.2-27.4-33.1-36.0-39.6-43.4-44.1-41.8-43.9-45.8-47.4-49.2-50.1-49.2-49.2-48.2-50.1-52.8-51.0-50.2-51.2-51.6-51.7-51.3-51.0-52.5-49.3-50.4-44.0-20.1-20.6-20.9-21.5-21.6-21.8-14.9

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

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us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Accumulated
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Percentage of Assets0.80.80.70.50.40.60.90.50.30.40.20.1-0.1-0.7-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.30.0-0.6-0.40.20.50.40.60.90.80.70.30.40.60.30.50.3-0.2-0.7-0.5-0.4-0.6-0.6-0.6-0.5-0.6

Treasury Stock Value

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us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue


Treasury
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Value22512251225117171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171717171715921367129211921092992742630492
Percentage of TreasuryStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets7.27.37.35.65.65.75.66.47.17.28.28.48.88.99.09.29.39.69.59.79.69.79.59.410.010.410.110.310.410.59.68.17.67.16.45.94.23.02.3

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value643284673643269-77.069250229235019501-403.0193872255185114466-31.042111632940860-197.0440346285198273250396163369272407212349366390-97.0449-126.0286-284.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax20.910.324.824.213.4-3.023.818.511.114.00.720.9-16.28.136.211.58.25.227.4-1.418.45.815.220.03.0-10.422.518.615.211.114.914.422.19.624.115.722.311.418.919.519.7-5.022.4-6.614.8-14.5

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value0.071-147.0-129.0-59.0-76.0-49.0-3962.0-620.0-410.0-595.0-662.0-491.0-173.0-289.0-102.0-479.0-140.0-532.0-205.0-102.0-48.0-170.0-1719.0-246.0-51.0-83.0-473.0-124.0-65.0-363.0-73.0-28.0-11.0-273.0-49.0-188.0-69.0-58.0-59.0-82.0968-263.0-79.0-64.0-74.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.02.6-5.4-4.9-2.9-3.0-1.7-146.4-23.6-16.4-23.2-27.7-19.7-7.3-12.0-4.6-21.2-6.4-31.3-9.1-4.5-2.4-7.9-84.3-12.4-2.7-4.2-25.4-6.6-3.7-19.8-4.2-1.6-0.6-17.8-2.8-10.3-3.7-3.1-3.1-4.250.3-13.1-4.1-3.3-3.8

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value2.0-95.0-819.0-249.01105256-724.013142562127425151726130-68.0-139.0332-15.02834-217.0-51.0-191.0761846-94.0-14.0186.0-160.0-263.0-137.0-106.0-90.0-242.0-243.0-130.0-129.0-301.0-179.0-750.0-491.0-597.0147314
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.1-3.5-30.2-9.455.210.1-24.948.59.785.316.66.329.25.5-2.8-6.314.7-0.71.61.5-9.5-2.6-8.937.342.7-5.0-0.71.00.3-9.0-14.3-7.9-5.9-5.3-15.8-14.0-7.1-6.9-16.3-9.6-38.0-25.5-29.80.73.80.7

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease Including Exchange Rate Effect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value645258-287.0266131693-69.0-2147.0-73.02067
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax21.09.4-10.610.065.73.7-2.4-79.3-2.882.9

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value263268275277
Percentage of DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Accounts Receivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value28117-204.0-161.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-15.0115-163.0199
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value643284673643269-77.069250229235019501-403.0193872255185114466-31.042111632940860-197.0440346285198273250396163369272407212349366390-97.0449-126.0286-284.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax20.910.324.824.213.4-3.023.818.511.114.00.720.9-16.28.136.211.58.25.227.4-1.418.45.815.220.03.0-10.422.518.615.211.114.914.422.19.624.115.722.311.418.919.519.7-5.022.4-6.614.8-14.5

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value186341210-155.0-147.0113996126154424386432555298-615.0283146290124228-207.0202-142.0-198.0102-1.0-299.0434.0133108-5.0130-354.061-664.0-3578.01131071421464623619098-1589.0-1075.0-94.0158-13.0
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.012.47.8-5.8-7.30.4137.64.75.917.015.118.122.312.5-25.512.76.513.27.310.1-9.010.1-6.6-9.75.1-0.1-15.32.30.27.55.9-0.37.3-20.84.0-38.3-195.76.15.87.67.42.411.89.95.1-81.1-51.7-4.67.6-0.6

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value186341210-155.0-147.0113996126154424386432555298
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.012.47.8-5.8-7.30.4137.64.75.917.015.118.122.312.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation


Share
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value47474240464241423836363632363134323029293028282627262426272628272624232830273231333228303656
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value0.071-147.0-129.0-59.0-76.0-49.0-3962.0-620.0-410.0-595.0-662.0-491.0-173.0-289.0-102.0-479.0-140.0-532.0-205.0-102.0-48.0-170.0-1719.0-246.0-51.0-83.0-473.0-124.0-65.0-363.0-73.0-28.0-11.0-273.0-49.0-188.0-69.0-58.0-59.0-82.0968-263.0-79.0-64.0-74.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.02.6-5.4-4.9-2.9-3.0-1.7-146.4-23.6-16.4-23.2-27.7-19.7-7.3-12.0-4.6-21.2-6.4-31.3-9.1-4.5-2.4-7.9-84.3-12.4-2.7-4.2-25.4-6.6-3.7-19.8-4.2-1.6-0.6-17.8-2.8-10.3-3.7-3.1-3.1-4.250.3-13.1-4.1-3.3-3.8

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1067515949681001861219163106767460796068112167717860857046467956655984575153624652668369836963786170
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments To Acquire Investments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value171316101272.01222872824369.0103424219281320.00.00.02640.00.02.0250.0-10.011316.00.07.04.0171.00.01.00.01.09.01.01.00.04.0
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value2.0-95.0-819.0-249.01105256-724.013142562127425151726130-68.0-139.0332-15.02834-217.0-51.0-191.0761846-94.0-14.0186.0-160.0-263.0-137.0-106.0-90.0-242.0-243.0-130.0-129.0-301.0-179.0-750.0-491.0-597.0147314
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.1-3.5-30.2-9.455.210.1-24.948.59.785.316.66.329.25.5-2.8-6.314.7-0.71.61.5-9.5-2.6-8.937.342.7-5.0-0.71.00.3-9.0-14.3-7.9-5.9-5.3-15.8-14.0-7.1-6.9-16.3-9.6-38.0-25.5-29.80.73.80.7

Payments Of Dividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2021-02-01
Value14
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividends100.0

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage

bsx:February2021TermLoan


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value8.5e-078.5e-078.5e-098.5e-09
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:February2021TermLoan0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

bsx:December2027Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value6.25e-076.25e-076.25e-076.25e-076.2500000000000005e-096.2500000000000005e-096.2500000000000005e-09
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.073.573.573.573.50.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:December2027Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:January2020Notes


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value6e-066e-066e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-086e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage705.9705.9705.9705.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:January2020Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:June2025Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value1.8999999999999998e-061.8999999999999998e-061.8999999999999998e-061.8999999999999998e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0223.5223.5
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:June2025Notes0.00.00.00.0

bsx:June2030Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value2.65e-062.65e-062.65e-062.65e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0311.8311.8
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:June2030Notes0.00.00.00.0

bsx:March2028Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312018-02-262017-12-31
Value4e-064e-064e-064e-064e-084e-084e-084e-084e-084e-08294e-084e-084e-084e-084e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0470.6470.6470.6470.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:March2028Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:May2020Notes


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value2.8500000000000002e-062.8500000000000002e-062.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-082.85e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage335.3335.3335.3335.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:May2020Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:May2022Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value3.375e-063.375e-063.375e-063.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-083.375e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0397.1397.1397.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:May2022Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:May2025Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value3.85e-063.85e-063.85e-063.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-083.85e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0452.9452.9452.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:May2025Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:October2023Notes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value4.125e-064.125e-064.125e-064.125e-064.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-084.125e-08
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage0.00.0485.3485.3485.3485.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations bsx:October2023Notes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations


Effective
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-24.9-4.9-21.431.70.1840.523-5.824-0.387-0.0590.071-0.0340.053-0.6030.080.9080.085-0.6030.0490.5650.1120.4780.114-1.3210.4590.0290.9752.193-13.4321.0380.0890.8760.1430.102-0.0010.0110.077-0.2790.0760.8320.009-0.1660.176-0.009
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value2323252626313944546060646168
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value24.019.016.013.011.011.011.012.012.013.014.015.017.017.0
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value478360124110326479922032310237316461877
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

bsx:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDomain


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value330595
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities69.016.5

bsx:LiabilitiesHeldForSaleInOtherCurrentLiabilitiesDomain


Deferred
Period End2020-12-31
Value148
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities31.0

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value37813696796963182216111297330487489448596
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits


Unrecognized
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value2802742612793834494554054134275115061240123811281116110610951066105810561056108610681056104710431039103410691080106010491052990970960952935988986965103811071180
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value887915344465446499-450.0-299.0-316.0-362.0357329
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Litigation Reserve Current

us-gaap:LitigationReserveCurrent

us-gaap:LitigationReserveCurrent


Litigation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value417415505552314211470328470527712105010431255117613551152123610629331075788773383283515694758198844504051271009498137129130133134441
Percentage of LitigationReserveCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:BusinessAcquisitionContingentConsiderationCashPayment

bsx:BusinessAcquisitionContingentConsiderationCashPayment


Business
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value42147671577.0115.00.012
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionContingentConsiderationCashPayment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

bsx:CashFlowImpactOfDeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

bsx:CashFlowImpactOfDeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-87.0-1.08.07.0
Percentage of CashFlowImpactOfDeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:DeemedConsolidatedEBITDA

bsx:DeemedConsolidatedEBITDA


Deemed
Period End2020-12-312020-04-21
Value0.0671
Percentage of DeemedConsolidatedEBITDA0.0100.0

bsx:InventoryStepUpAmortization

bsx:InventoryStepUpAmortization


Inventory
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.08.01218
Percentage of InventoryStepUpAmortization0.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Netcurrencyexchangegainloss

bsx:Netcurrencyexchangegainloss


Netcurrencyexchangegainloss
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-7.0-2.0-5.0-7.0
Percentage of Netcurrencyexchangegainloss100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Netcurrencyexchangegainloss us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:Nondesignated, us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Netcurrencyexchangegainlossus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value-7.0-2.0-1.0-5.0-7.0-207.0-156.028-6.0-1.0-8.0-4.0
Percentage of Netcurrencyexchangegainloss100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments

bsx:Cardiovascular


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value418338208186199281301275268300290243268245292294299249247236202201193171162184194170178175195191
Percentage of OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Medsurg


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value363332307173259319295256274273259272270238262262239235188166211192175168203187183150185169150133
Percentage of OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments86.898.2147.693.0130.2113.598.093.1102.291.089.3111.9100.797.189.789.179.994.476.170.3104.595.590.798.2125.3101.694.388.2103.996.676.969.6

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value1681481653299166167155168160153126137109
Percentage of OperatingIncomeAllocatedToReportableSegments40.243.879.317.249.759.155.556.462.753.352.851.951.144.5

bsx:OperatingIncomeUnallocatedToSegment us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:OperatingIncomeUnallocatedToSegment

bsx:CorporateExpensesincludinghedgingactivities


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value176153-735.010818933-479.0759148-669.097100100-424.055
Percentage of OperatingIncomeUnallocatedToSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:SpecialCharges


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value331114-2165.0629125202-792.0146127-63.0-623.0779554-657.042220-11.0-1816.02769765-2437.060473261-1943.020633149-1533.013240540123839383930493950-3.0-67.02310.0
Percentage of OperatingIncomeUnallocatedToSegment188.174.5294.6582.466.1612.1165.3194.7139.6-131.293.179.495.054.0155.076.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossafterReclassificationTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

bsx:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossafterReclassificationTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value1000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.03000000.03000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossafterReclassificationTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:OtherNet

bsx:OtherNet


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value4.022-8.043
Percentage of OtherNet100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:PaymentOfContingentConsideration

bsx:PaymentOfContingentConsideration


Payment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value3.01118170.028450.014631111511871220.0-3.01258-100.0150.01500.01.03.0
Percentage of PaymentOfContingentConsideration100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0

bsx:PaymentsForRoyaltyRights

bsx:PaymentsForRoyaltyRights


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.0420.052
Percentage of PaymentsForRoyaltyRights0.0100.00.0100.0

bsx:Paymenttonetsharesettleemployeeequityawards

bsx:Paymenttonetsharesettleemployeeequityawards


Paymenttonetsharesettleemployeeequityawards
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value1.0460.02.00.0571.03.01.0602.02.02.0501.02.01.0615.01.0-1.0574.00.01.0613.01.00.0471.01.024
Percentage of Paymenttonetsharesettleemployeeequityawards100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales

bsx:Cardiovascular


Segment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value33.130.020.80.2230.1940.2780.2930.2830.2950.3110.3110.2790.298
Percentage of SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Medsurg


Segment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value38.338.637.20.3010.3340.3780.3610.3340.3680.3640.3640.3670.358
Percentage of SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales115.7128.7178.8135.0172.2136.0123.2118.0124.7117.0117.0131.5120.1

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Segment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value19.319.721.90.0610.1410.2130.2120.2050.2270.2060.2080.1830.196
Percentage of SegmentOperatingIncomeasaPercentageofNetSales58.365.7105.327.472.776.672.472.476.966.266.965.665.8

dei:EntityListingParValuePerShare

dei:EntityListingParValuePerShare


Entity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value00.010
Percentage of EntityListingParValuePerShare0.0100.00.0

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableChangeInMethodCreditLossExpenseReversal

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableChangeInMethodCreditLossExpenseReversal


Accounts
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value00010000000.0
Percentage of AccountsReceivableChangeInMethodCreditLossExpenseReversal0.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination1

bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination10.0

bsx:BTGAcquisition


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination10.0

bsx:Preventice


Business
Period End2021-03-01
Value925
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:Farapulse, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Business
Period End2021-08-06
Value450
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredIncludingEquityInterestInAcquireeHeldPriorToCombination10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1


Business
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value-85.0-6.02.06.00.0-108.0-26.08.010.0-28.0-9.0-13.0-4.05.0-2.0-4.0-24.0-50.06.0-13.0334.0-209.0401927207-4.0-96.0-22.01423
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeFairValue1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeFairValue1

bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeFairValue10.0

bsx:Preventice


Business
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.0269
Percentage of BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeFairValue10.00.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain

bsx:Preventice


Business
Period End2021-03-31
Value195
Percentage of BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:Farapulse, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Business
Period End2021-08-06
Value150
Percentage of BusinessCombinationStepAcquisitionEquityInterestInAcquireeRemeasurementGain0.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCumulativeCatchUpAdjustmentToRevenueChangeInEstimateOfTransactionPrice

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCumulativeCatchUpAdjustmentToRevenueChangeInEstimateOfTransactionPrice


Contract
Period End2020-09-30
Value63
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCumulativeCatchUpAdjustmentToRevenueChangeInEstimateOfTransactionPrice100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-09-302019-06-302018-09-30
Value3836512831353627
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Depreciation

us-gaap:Depreciation


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value83839584787691797369847470688171656377676264766865658271696580726661837068668175716982727574
Percentage of Depreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA, us-gaap:PreferredStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Dividends
Period End2020-07-30
Value14
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash100.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Dividends
Period End2020-10-27
Value14
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash0.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value-14.0-14.0-14.0-14.0-5.0
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash0.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockStock

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockStock


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-06-30
Value141414145.00.0
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents


Effect
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value1000000.0-3000000.06000000.01000000.00-9000000.012000000.0
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiGainLoss

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiGainLoss


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value-8000000.0-146000000.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNiGainLoss100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount


Equity
Period End2020-09-30
Value65
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount100.0

us-gaap:ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount

bsx:January2020Notes


Extinguishment
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-02-25
Value0.00.00.0850850
Percentage of ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount0.00.00.0100.0100.0

bsx:May2020Notes


Extinguishment
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-02-25
Value0.00.00.0600600
Percentage of ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount0.00.00.070.670.6

us-gaap:ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

bsx:August2019TermLoan


Extinguishment
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.00.010000.00.01000
Percentage of ExtinguishmentOfDebtAmount0.00.0117.60.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityPurchases

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityPurchases


Fair
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value2.0219
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityPurchases100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax

us-gaap:Nondesignated, us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Foreign
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value-5.0-1.0-72.0-30.0-11.08.0-15.0-4.0-4.06.010.0-23.0-33.0169.0
Percentage of ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnCashFlowHedgeIneffectivenessNet

us-gaap:GainLossOnCashFlowHedgeIneffectivenessNet


Gain
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-1.0-2.0-1.033
Percentage of GainLossOnCashFlowHedgeIneffectivenessNet100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnForeignCurrencyDerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstruments us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:GainLossOnForeignCurrencyDerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstruments

us-gaap:Nondesignated, us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value-1.0-1.053296.0-15.0-9.0-202.0-152.022161632-23.0-13.0
Percentage of GainLossOnForeignCurrencyDerivativeInstrumentsNotDesignatedAsHedgingInstruments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value2000000.06000000.0
Percentage of GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness100.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod


Goodwill
Period End2021-03-312019-03-312018-03-312014-03-312013-03-31
Value9242713.06.00.0
Percentage of GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Goodwill
Period End2021-03-312019-03-312018-03-31
Value9240.00.0
Percentage of GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod100.00.00.0

us-gaap:GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments

us-gaap:GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value4.0-6.061363.0-78.067-2.03.0-2.00.00.0-12.0-17.0-1.05.06.02.0
Percentage of GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

bsx:Cardiovascular


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value3.0-2.05129-3.0-55.0560.03.0-1.01.01.0-8.03.0-2.07.03.01.0
Percentage of GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments75.033.383.680.6-100.070.583.6-0.0100.050.00.00.066.7-17.6200.0140.050.050.0

bsx:Medsurg


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value1.0-3.04.02.05.0-13.02.0-2.01.0-2.00.0-1.0-3.01.01.0-2.02.01.0
Percentage of GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments25.050.06.65.6166.716.73.0100.033.3100.00.00.025.0-5.9-100.0-40.033.350.0

bsx:RhythmandNeuro


Goodwill
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-03-31
Value-1.01.01.01.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-22.0
Percentage of GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments16.71.62.833.3-0.00.0-0.00.0-0.00.0129.4

bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Goodwill
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.0-1.0-9.0
Percentage of GoodwillTranslationAndPurchaseAccountingAdjustments8.3-33.311.5

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill


Impairment
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value458.0219341980.00.037670.00.0341.01.03.00.00.04.07.00.00.010.09.00.01812110550.00.0530.00.0131290.09.0120.05.00.060
Percentage of ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value197-10.0-75.0-456.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueAdjustmentsOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesCarriedAtFairValueUnderFairValueOption us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueAdjustmentsOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesCarriedAtFairValueUnderFairValueOption

bsx:Licensingarrangementassets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value1516-4.05.08.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueAdjustmentsOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesCarriedAtFairValueUnderFairValueOption100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementliabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value1513-10.04.013
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInFairValueAdjustmentsOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesCarriedAtFairValueUnderFairValueOption100.081.2250.080.0162.5

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value7212851128
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value13716-223.042
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value5.04818588-6.0-172.01987.08.0142.0-40.010.02513
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value-8.01826738-12.0-80.01578610.0691847111-81.0-23.010.09.0-32.0114-13.0-86.0-24.034-4.0-3.0216584-15.0-21.072-19.04174
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-12.0133-113.0-50.0-6.092-20.0782.056-9.045151-91.0-9.0-15.0-4.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-12.0133-113.0-50.0-6.092-19.0782.0562545151-91.0-9.0-15.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.095.0100.0100.0100.0-277.8100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-15.0171-146.0-64.0-8.0119-26.01012.0723258194-118.0-13.0-24.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value3.0-39.033142.0-27.06.0-23.0-1.0-16.0-8.0-13.0-44.0275.09.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value6.04.08.01420172016117.06.0-1.07.0-12.0-2.09.0-17.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-7.0-5.0-9.0-15.0-21.0-18.0-20.0-17.0-12.0-7.0-6.02.07.0122.0-9.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax-116.7-125.0-112.5-107.1-105.0-105.9-100.0-106.2-109.1-100.0-100.0-200.0100.0-100.0-100.0-100.0

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value1.01.01.01.01.01.00.01.01.00.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax16.725.012.57.15.05.90.06.29.10.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-10.0-6.0-13.0-20.0-28.0-23.0-26.0-22.0-16.0-9.0-8.02.010.0154.0-14.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value1.01.0-9.01.01.01.00.01.01.02.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax-10.0-16.769.2-5.0-3.6-4.3-0.0-4.5-6.2-25.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:CostOfSales


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value2.01.03.04.06.05.06.05.04.02.02.00.0-2.0-3.0-2.05.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsAfterTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsAfterTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-3000000.0-5000000.0-5000000.0-5000000.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsBeforeTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsBeforeTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-3000000.0-6000000.0-6000000.0-6000000.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseAdjustmentsBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsAfterTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsAfterTax

bsx:Foreigncurrencydenominatedindebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-10.037-36.0-17.022
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-7.040-4.0-16.0-4.0-4.0-18.050-4.026-62.03.016
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsAfterTax70.0108.10.044.423.5-18.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsTax

bsx:Foreigncurrencydenominatedindebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.0-11.010.05.0-2.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value2.0-12.0295.01.0-26.06.0-14.01.0-7.019-1.0-5.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDerivativeExcludedComponentIncreaseDecreaseBeforeAdjustmentsTax66.7109.10.050.020.01300.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.01315.05.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldForSaleOrDisposedOfBySaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Other
Period End2021-03-01
Value127
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax0.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax

bsx:Foreigncurrencydenominatedindebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-12.048-46.0-22.024
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-8.052-33.0-21.0-5.022-24.064-5.033-81.04.021
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAndTax66.7108.30.045.722.791.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-6.0-6.0-6.0-6.076-12.0-10.0-10.044-10.0-7.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassificationBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentBeforeReclassificationAdjustmentsNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentBeforeReclassificationAdjustmentsNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value0.01.00.00.0-21.00.00.0-1.0-2.00.00.00.0-6.00.00.0-3.0-13.0-1.0-1.0-2.0-3.00.00.0-3.0-9.00.00.0-1.0310.00.00.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentBeforeReclassificationAdjustmentsNetOfTax0.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value-2.01.00.00.0190.00.01.0-2.00.00.00.05.00.01.00.0110.00.00.048-16.00.0-5.0-19.00.00.01.0220.00.00.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherOperatingIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:OtherOperatingIncomeExpenseNet


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value26-37.0-353.0-64.01836
Percentage of OtherOperatingIncomeExpenseNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentForContingentConsiderationLiabilityFinancingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentForContingentConsiderationLiabilityFinancingActivities


Payment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.0111523
Percentage of PaymentForContingentConsiderationLiabilityFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-06-302019-03-31
Value-21.0-22.0-21.0-21.0-22.0-23.00.00.0
Percentage of PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:PaymentsForRoyalties us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:PaymentsForRoyalties

bsx:Licensingarrangementliabilities


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.042
Percentage of PaymentsForRoyalties0.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross

bsx:LumenisLTD


Payments
Period End2021-03-03
Value1070
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312008-05-30
Value0.07060.00.03.00.00.036194423214805504099.01680.03920.033870921579630.0-1.0415648.02740.00.00.02320.00.00.00.037021
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede


Payments
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.0

bsx:Preventice


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-012021-03-31
Value0.0706706
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:Farapulse, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2021-08-06
Value295
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.0

bsx:PreventiceSolutionsInc, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2021-01-21
Value720
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.0

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us-gaap:PreferredStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA


Preferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-012020-09-01
Value1.3751.3751.3751.4361
Percentage of PreferredStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:A550MCPSSeriesA, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Preferred
Period End2021-02-01
Value1.375
Percentage of PreferredStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid0.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-08-212019-09-302015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312014-01-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312011-01-31
Value0.08010.00.00.090900.00.00.0180.02.010.0120.028300.00.010.0249.01.014161426
Percentage of ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses0.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value0.00.09334210.05010.0537.04115386.03511333.0354627172716548.0199.02415409.010.01.0110.09.0-1.0130.09.03.0140.014
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock0.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebtAndCapitalSecuritiesNet

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebtAndCapitalSecuritiesNet


Proceeds
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value0.016830.098620000.04243-2.00.0-1.09900.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebtAndCapitalSecuritiesNet0.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfCommercialPaper

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfCommercialPaper


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value0.00.00.0-714.0-588.0-662.0305370424-875.0788-316.0-70.024010130.00.00.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfCommercialPaper0.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt


Proceeds
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.07718390.00.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt0.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRoyaltiesReceived us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRoyaltiesReceived

bsx:Licensingarrangementassets


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value2122
Percentage of ProceedsFromRoyaltiesReceived100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value8438
Percentage of ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value3.04.06.02.01.03.02.03.00.02.0140.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-1.0300.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.053160.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromShortTermDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromShortTermDebt


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value0.00.0124510007000.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromShortTermDebt0.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockPlans

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockPlans


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value20184.0596.04210.050
Percentage of ProceedsFromStockPlans100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate

bsx:EuroDenominatedFactoringArrangements


Receivable
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value0.22.00.11.7790.0020.019-0.003-0.0020.0010.0180.01
Percentage of ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:RenminbiDenominatedFactoringArrangements


Receivable
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value-0.43.50
Percentage of ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate-200.0175.00.0

bsx:YenDenominatedFactoringArrangements


Receivable
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value00.600.59400.0060000.0060.004
Percentage of ReceivableWithImputedInterestEffectiveYieldInterestRate0.030.00.033.40.031.6-0.0-0.00.033.340.0

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax


Reclassification
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value9.0135-141.0192521-145.02619155.07.0-2.0-13.0-40.08.0
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt

bsx:February2021TermLoan


Repayments
Period End2020-09-302020-05-182020-05-142020-06-30
Value250750750750
Percentage of RepaymentsOfDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

bsx:May2022Notes


Repayments
Period End2020-12-29
Value250
Percentage of RepaymentsOfDebt0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermLinesOfCredit

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermLinesOfCredit


Repayments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value0.00.014404790.00.00.00.00.00.05690.00.00.014817352402900.0400.01703950.00.01603652851000.00.02401200.01401201401750.02500.00.00.0200
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermLinesOfCredit0.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt


Repayments
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.00.010000.00.01472
Percentage of RepaymentsOfOtherLongTermDebt0.00.0100.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfShortTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfShortTermDebt


Repayments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.025024003000.00.00.010000.00.00.00.0
Percentage of RepaymentsOfShortTermDebt0.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RestructuringCharges

us-gaap:RestructuringCharges


Restructuring
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value3.05.0363.03.010.0283.01.06.0163.05.01320121.04.06.05.0143.010.07.03.06.0322.0152046192610.043542810.012221838185.02765
Percentage of RestructuringCharges100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RoyaltyExpense

us-gaap:RoyaltyExpense


Royalty
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value121213128.01217151716181717181816171720202019171718172521254025284741282948483236525138395751
Percentage of RoyaltyExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockGrantedDuringPeriodValueSharebasedCompensation us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockGrantedDuringPeriodValueSharebasedCompensation

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6619459750285089482842734723
Percentage of StockGrantedDuringPeriodValueSharebasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:TaxAdjustmentsSettlementsAndUnusualProvisions

us-gaap:TaxAdjustmentsSettlementsAndUnusualProvisions


Tax
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302018-12-31
Value629190
Percentage of TaxAdjustmentsSettlementsAndUnusualProvisions100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax

us-gaap:TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax


Translation
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-5.0-5.0-5.0-5.0-8.0-9.0-8.0-8.0-8.0-8.0-5.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Translation
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value33-5.0-5.05.0589.08.08.0348.05.0
Percentage of TranslationAdjustmentForNetInvestmentHedgeIncreaseDecreaseNetOfTax-660.0100.0100.0-100.0-725.0-100.0-100.0-100.0-425.0-100.0-100.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod

us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Treasury
Period End2020-12-31
Value-535000000.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod100.0

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesChargedToCostAndExpense

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesChargedToCostAndExpense


Valuation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value9.02.016149.04.08.04.07.04.06.04.04.00.09.02.03.04.0-1.03.04.04.03.06.02.06.00.06.0-2.0-2.02.03.03.07.01.0-3.09.010.0128.0-19.010.06.08.0
Percentage of ValuationAllowancesAndReservesChargedToCostAndExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesDeductions

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesDeductions


Valuation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value4.06.07.07.06.06.05.04.02.02.04.08.05.0122.03.01.06.04.03.01.06.03.01.06.05.05.01.04.02.01.05.05.01.02.04.04.04.02.03.05.00.05.0
Percentage of ValuationAllowancesAndReservesDeductions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberDilutedSharesOutstandingAdjustment

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberDilutedSharesOutstandingAdjustment


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value11120.016191720211820222124190.0190.0200.02221270.0150.00.00.08.99.67.29.89.58.7
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberDilutedSharesOutstandingAdjustment100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:AccruedRebatesCurrent

bsx:AccruedRebatesCurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value354335331324269271298280235232229
Percentage of AccruedRebatesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

bsx:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest

bsx:Preventice


Business
Period End2021-03-01
Value300
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest100.0

bsx:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:Farapulse, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Business
Period End2021-08-06
Value125
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsRangeOfOutcomesValueHighIncludingPriorInterest0.0

bsx:ChangeInControlProvisionRepurchasePriceOfAggregatePrincipalPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterest

bsx:ChangeInControlProvisionRepurchasePriceOfAggregatePrincipalPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterest


Change
Period End2020-12-31
Value101.0
Percentage of ChangeInControlProvisionRepurchasePriceOfAggregatePrincipalPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterest100.0

bsx:ChangeinDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

bsx:ChangeinDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance


Changein
Period End2020-12-31
Value-28000000.0
Percentage of ChangeinDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0

bsx:ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique

bsx:ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment

bsx:RDRegulatoryandCommercializationbasedMilestone, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value20.090.090.0
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment100.0100.0100.0

bsx:ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique

srt:Maximum, bsx:RDRegulatoryandCommercializationbasedMilestone, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value90.00.90.90.90.90.991.00.99
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:Maximum, bsx:RevenueBasedPayments, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value100.0100.0100.0100.01.01.01.01.01.01.0
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment500.0111.1111.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:Minimum, bsx:RDRegulatoryandCommercializationbasedMilestone, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value90.00.90.40.50.170.170.170.17
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:Minimum, bsx:RevenueBasedPayments, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value80.080.080.053.01.00.60.60.60.60.6
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment400.088.988.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:RDRegulatoryandCommercializationbasedMilestone, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value20.090.090.090.00.90.90.820.840.82
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:RevenueBasedPayments, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Contingent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value100.0100.0100.087.01.01.00.990.990.99
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationLiabilityProbabilityOfPayment500.0111.1111.10.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

bsx:ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate

bsx:AugmenixInc.


Contingent
Period End2020-12-31
Value24
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate100.0

bsx:NxTheraInc


Contingent
Period End2020-12-31
Value12
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate50.0

bsx:VertiflexInc


Contingent
Period End2020-12-31
Value20
Percentage of ContingentConsiderationPaymentsMadeToPriorShareholdersToDate83.3

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value125
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate100.0

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value77
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate61.6

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value202
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate161.6

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value89
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate71.2

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value12
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate9.6

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value100
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate80.0

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value41
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate32.8

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value25
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate20.0

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value67
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate53.6

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value255
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate204.0

bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value114
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate91.2

bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value369
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringAndRestructuringRelatedPaymentsMadeToDate295.2

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value86
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate100.0

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value38
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate44.2

us-gaap:EmployeeSeverance, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value124
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate144.2

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value21
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate24.4

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value26
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate30.2

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value46
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate53.5

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value106
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate123.3

bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value64
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate74.4

bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value171
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringChargesIncurredToDate198.8

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value126
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate100.0

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value87
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate69.0

bsx:TransferCosts, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value213
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate169.0

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value39
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate31.0

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value28
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate22.2

us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value66
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate52.4

bsx:CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:A2016RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value164
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate130.2

bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value115
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate91.3

bsx:RestructuringPlan


Cumulative
Period End2020-12-31
Value279
Percentage of CumulativeRestructuringRelatedCostsIncurredToDate221.4

bsx:DeferredTaxAssetsPrepaidonIntercompanyProfit

bsx:DeferredTaxAssetsPrepaidonIntercompanyProfit


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value1941951616675636966
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsPrepaidonIntercompanyProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesNetNoncurrent

bsx:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesNetNoncurrent


Deferred
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value522585589595
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesNetNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsAssumptionsusedtoDetermineExpectedReturn us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

bsx:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsAssumptionsusedtoDetermineExpectedReturn

bsx:OtherInternationalPlans


Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1.980.0205
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsAssumptionsusedtoDetermineExpectedReturn100.0100.0

bsx:UKPlan


Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.10.6
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsAssumptionsusedtoDetermineExpectedReturn5.12926.8

bsx:DerivativeUsedinNetInvestmentHedgeGainLosstobeReclassifiedDuringNext12MonthsNet us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

bsx:DerivativeUsedinNetInvestmentHedgeGainLosstobeReclassifiedDuringNext12MonthsNet

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Derivative
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value7.09.01317
Percentage of DerivativeUsedinNetInvestmentHedgeGainLosstobeReclassifiedDuringNext12MonthsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput

srt:Maximum, bsx:BTGAcquisition, us-gaap:TechnologyBasedIntangibleAssets


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value12.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput100.0

srt:Minimum, bsx:BTGAcquisition, us-gaap:TechnologyBasedIntangibleAssets


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value11.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput91.7

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede, us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value15.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput125.0

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede, us-gaap:TechnologyBasedIntangibleAssets


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value15.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput125.0

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:BTGAcquisition, us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value11.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput91.7

bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

srt:WeightedAverage, bsx:A2019AcquisitionsVertiflexAndMillipede, us-gaap:InProcessResearchAndDevelopment


Discount
Period End2020-09-30
Value19.0
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput158.3

bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:ContingentConsiderationByType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique

srt:Maximum, bsx:RDRegulatoryandCommercializationbasedMilestone, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Discount
Period End2020-09-302020-03-312019-03-31
Value2.00.030.043
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput16.70.00.0

srt:Maximum, bsx:RevenueBasedPayments, us-gaap:ValuationTechniqueDiscountedCashFlow


Discount
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-03-312019-03-31
Value14.014.014.00.140.15
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput0.00.0116.70.00.0

bsx:DiscountRateFairValueInput us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

srt:Maximum, bsx:Licensingarrangementassets


Discount
Period End2020-09-302020-03-31
Value15.00.15
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput125.00.0

srt:Maximum, bsx:Licensingarrangementliabilities


Discount
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-03-31
Value15.015.015.00.15
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput0.00.0125.00.0

srt:Minimum, bsx:Licensingarrangementassets


Discount
Period End2020-09-302020-03-31
Value11.00.11
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput91.70.0

srt:Minimum, bsx:Licensingarrangementliabilities


Discount
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-03-31
Value12.012.012.00.12
Percentage of DiscountRateFairValueInput0.00.0100.00.0

bsx:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherNoncurrentAssetsCurrent us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

bsx:DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherNoncurrentAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldforsaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Disposal
Period End2020-12-31
Value45
Percentage of DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherNoncurrentAssetsCurrent100.0

bsx:DivestitureAgreementTransferOfGlobalEmployees us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

bsx:DivestitureAgreementTransferOfGlobalEmployees

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldForSaleOrDisposedOfBySaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Divestiture
Period End2021-03-01
Value280.0
Percentage of DivestitureAgreementTransferOfGlobalEmployees100.0

bsx:EmergingMarketsTotalNumberOfCountries

bsx:EmergingMarketsTotalNumberOfCountries


Emerging
Period End2020-12-31
Value20.0
Percentage of EmergingMarketsTotalNumberOfCountries100.0

bsx:EquipmentFurnitureAndFixturesGross

bsx:EquipmentFurnitureAndFixturesGross


Equipment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value35173462346534113449343734113368331232763224325732553246318331393081302729552935290428492793278727382672263325802554249224612446237723462348194319851968191920332024196318891934
Percentage of EquipmentFurnitureAndFixturesGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:FederalBenefitOfUncertainTaxPositions

bsx:FederalBenefitOfUncertainTaxPositions


Federal
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value9.010.010.0163238197178166157141132
Percentage of FederalBenefitOfUncertainTaxPositions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:FreeTradeZoneTaxIncentivePerShare

bsx:FreeTradeZoneTaxIncentivePerShare


Free
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value0.040.120.10.090.09
Percentage of FreeTradeZoneTaxIncentivePerShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:LegalPaymentsRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda

bsx:LegalPaymentsRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda


Legal
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value1303809926946
Percentage of LegalPaymentsRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:LesseeLeasesNotYetCommencedAmount

bsx:LesseeLeasesNotYetCommencedAmount


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value25
Percentage of LesseeLeasesNotYetCommencedAmount100.0

bsx:LicensingArrangements

bsx:LicensingArrangements


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value148186
Percentage of LicensingArrangements100.0100.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value218332
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsAsset100.0100.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3


Licensing
Period End2020-12-31
Value365
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsAsset167.4

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value365518
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsAsset167.4156.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, bsx:LicensingArrangementAssets


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value365518
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsAsset167.4156.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsAsset us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value365518
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsAsset167.4156.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability

us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value253374
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsLiability100.0100.0

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3


Licensing
Period End2020-12-31
Value407
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsLiability160.9

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value407571
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsLiability160.9152.7

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, bsx:LicensingArrangementLiabilities


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value407571
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsLiability160.9152.7

bsx:LicensingArrangementsLiability us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value407571
Percentage of LicensingArrangementsLiability160.9152.7

bsx:Licensingarrangements

bsx:Licensingarrangements


Licensingarrangements
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1451461481491671821860.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangements100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset


Licensingarrangementsasset
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1661912182462732983320.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsasset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3


Licensingarrangementsassetus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3113383964404805180.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsasset187.3177.0161.0161.2161.1156.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensingarrangementsassetus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value3113383653964404805186330.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsasset187.3177.0167.4161.0161.2161.1156.00.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsasset us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensingarrangementsassetus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value3113383653964404805186330.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsasset187.3177.0167.4161.0161.2161.1156.00.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability


Licensingarrangementsliability
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1992082532623143213740.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsliability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3


Licensingarrangementsliabilityus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value350356413488507571
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsliability175.9171.2157.6155.4157.9152.7

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensingarrangementsliabilityus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value3503564074134885075713410.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsliability175.9171.2160.9157.6155.4157.9152.70.00.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementsliability us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Licensingarrangementsliabilityus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value3503564074134885075713410.0
Percentage of Licensingarrangementsliability175.9171.2160.9157.6155.4157.9152.70.00.0

bsx:LitigationAndDebtExclusionFromEbitda

bsx:LitigationAndDebtExclusionFromEbitda


Litigation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value1455262426242624
Percentage of LitigationAndDebtExclusionFromEbitda100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:MaximumLeverageRatio bsx:Covenant

bsx:MaximumLeverageRatio

bsx:ActualCovenant


Maximum
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value3.063.293.483.43.644.13.834.272.722.492.562.42.22.22.32.42.42.52.62.93.03.12.32.42.42.52.52.42.52.42.42.42.42.42.41.72.3
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:CurrentRequirement


Maximum
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value4.254.54.754.754.754.54.754.753.753.753.753.53.53.53.53.754.04.254.54.54.54.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.53.853.85
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio138.9136.8136.5139.7130.5109.8124.0111.2137.9150.6146.5145.8159.1159.1152.2156.2166.7170.0173.1155.2150.0145.2152.2145.8145.8140.0140.0145.8140.0145.8145.8145.8145.8145.8145.8226.5167.4

bsx:RequirementAsOfDecember312021AndThroughRemainingTermOfFacility


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value3.75
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio122.5

bsx:RequirementAsOfJune302021


Maximum
Period End2021-05-10
Value4.25
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio0.0

bsx:RequirementAsOfSeptember302021


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value4.0
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio130.7

bsx:RequirementEighthQuarterFollowingQualifiedAcquisitionAndThroughRemainingTermOfFacility


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value3.75
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio122.5

bsx:RequirementExtensionThroughTheRemainderOf2020


Maximum
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.75
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio136.5

bsx:RequirementFourSucceedingQuartersFollowingQualifiedAcquisition


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value4.75
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio155.2

bsx:RequirementSeventhQuarterFollowingQualifiedAcquisition


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value4.0
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio130.7

bsx:RequirementSixthQuarterFollowingQualifiedAcquisition


Maximum
Period End2021-06-30
Value4.25
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio138.9

bsx:Requirementfifthquarterfollowingqualifiedacquisition


Maximum
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-04-212020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value4.54.04.04.04.04.04.04.04.04.04.0
Percentage of MaximumLeverageRatio147.1121.6114.9117.60.097.6104.493.7147.1160.6156.2

bsx:NetDeferredTaxAssetsAndPrepaidOnIntercompanyProfit

bsx:NetDeferredTaxAssetsAndPrepaidOnIntercompanyProfit


Net
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value39283796
Percentage of NetDeferredTaxAssetsAndPrepaidOnIntercompanyProfit100.0100.0

bsx:NonCashImpactOfTransferredRoyaltyRights

bsx:NonCashImpactOfTransferredRoyaltyRights


Non
Period End2020-12-31
Value-87000000.0
Percentage of NonCashImpactOfTransferredRoyaltyRights100.0

bsx:Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights

bsx:Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights


Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-06-30
Value-43000000.0-22000000.0-66000000.0-45000000.0-23000000.00
Percentage of Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

bsx:Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

bsx:Licensingarrangementassets


Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrightsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value-43000000.0-22000000.0
Percentage of Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights100.0100.0

bsx:Licensingarrangementliabilities


Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrightsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value-43000000.0-22000000.0
Percentage of Noncashimpactoftransferredroyaltyrights100.0100.0

bsx:NotionalValueofOutstandingNetInvestmentHedges us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

bsx:NotionalValueofOutstandingNetInvestmentHedges

us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging


Notional
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value1885194619541950
Percentage of NotionalValueofOutstandingNetInvestmentHedges100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVest

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVest


Options
Period End2020-12-31
Value7683000.0
Percentage of OptionsExpectedToVest100.0

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVestWeightedAverageExercisePrice

bsx:OptionsExpectedToVestWeightedAverageExercisePrice


Options
Period End2020-12-31
Value37.0
Percentage of OptionsExpectedToVestWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0

bsx:OtherOtherLongTermAssets

bsx:OtherOtherLongTermAssets


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value166144
Percentage of OtherOtherLongTermAssets100.0100.0

bsx:OtherOtherLongtermAssets

bsx:OtherOtherLongtermAssets


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value224211166165157143144
Percentage of OtherOtherLongtermAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:PercentOfFinishedGoodsAtConsignment

bsx:PercentOfFinishedGoodsAtConsignment


Percent
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value33.00.320.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Percentage of PercentOfFinishedGoodsAtConsignment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:ProductLiabilityCasesRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter

bsx:ProductLiabilityCasesRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter


Product
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value147.0129.0
Percentage of ProductLiabilityCasesRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter100.0100.0

bsx:ProductLiabilityClaimsNotFiledRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter

bsx:ProductLiabilityClaimsNotFiledRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter


Product
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value521.0553.0
Percentage of ProductLiabilityClaimsNotFiledRelatedToGreenfieldVenaCavaFilter100.0100.0

bsx:Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct us-gaap:LitigationCase, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct

bsx:AssignedToOneJudgeInMA, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductus-gaap:
Period End2021-01-27
Value3100.0
Percentage of Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct100.0

bsx:Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct us-gaap:LitigationStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:SettledLitigation, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductus-gaap:
Period End2021-07-202021-04-212021-01-272020-10-212020-07-222020-04-222020-01-292019-10-162019-07-232019-04-232019-02-052018-10-23
Value52500.052000.052000.052000.052000.052000.052000.052000.052000.051000.050000.049500.0
Percentage of Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct0.00.01677.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductus-gaap:
Period End2021-07-202021-04-212021-01-272020-10-212020-07-222020-04-222020-01-292019-10-162019-07-232019-04-232019-02-052018-10-23
Value54500.054000.054000.054000.054000.054000.054000.053000.053000.053000.053000.051000.0
Percentage of Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct0.00.01741.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductCanada us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductCanada

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct
Period End2021-07-202021-04-212021-01-272020-10-21
Value10.010.010.015.0
Percentage of ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductCanada100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductUnitedKingdom us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductUnitedKingdom

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Productliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproduct
Period End2021-07-202021-04-212021-01-272020-10-21
Value75.070.060.025.0
Percentage of ProductliabilitycasesorclaimsrelatedtomeshproductUnitedKingdom100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:RestructuringChargesRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda

bsx:RestructuringChargesRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda


Restructuring
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value46757101194
Percentage of RestructuringChargesRemainingToBeExcludedFromCalculationOfConsolidatedEbitda100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost

srt:Maximum, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Restructuringand
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value475300300
Percentage of RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost100.0100.0100.0

srt:Maximum, bsx:LotusDiscontinuation


Restructuringand
Period End2020-12-31
Value90
Percentage of RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost18.9

srt:Minimum, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Restructuringand
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value375200200
Percentage of RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost78.966.766.7

srt:Minimum, bsx:LotusDiscontinuation


Restructuringand
Period End2020-12-31
Value80
Percentage of RestructuringandRestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost16.8

bsx:RestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost bsx:RestructuringAndRelatedCostByTypeOfRestructuringChargeExpected, us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:RestructuringCostAndReserve, us-gaap:RestructuringPlan

bsx:RestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost

bsx:RestructuringRelatedToPlan, srt:Maximum, us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Restructuringrelated
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value325150150
Percentage of RestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost100.0100.0100.0

bsx:RestructuringRelatedToPlan, srt:Minimum, us-gaap:OtherRestructuring, bsx:A2019RestructuringPlan


Restructuringrelated
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value275100100
Percentage of RestructuringrelatedCostExpectedCost84.666.766.7

bsx:Seniornotesissued

bsx:Seniornotesissued


Seniornotesissued
Period End2020-12-31
Value8855
Percentage of Seniornotesissued100.0

bsx:SharebasedCompensationArrangementbySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExpectedtoVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue

bsx:SharebasedCompensationArrangementbySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExpectedtoVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue


Sharebased
Period End2020-12-31
Value22
Percentage of SharebasedCompensationArrangementbySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExpectedtoVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue100.0

bsx:TotalProductliabilitycasesandclaimssettledrelatedtoMeshproduct us-gaap:LitigationStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

bsx:TotalProductliabilitycasesandclaimssettledrelatedtoMeshproduct

us-gaap:SettledLitigation, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Total
Period End2021-07-202021-04-212021-01-272020-10-21
Value49000.048000.048000.047500.0
Percentage of TotalProductliabilitycasesandclaimssettledrelatedtoMeshproduct100.0100.0100.0100.0

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCost

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCost


Unrecognized
Period End2020-12-31
Value204
Percentage of UnrecognizedCompensationCost100.0

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostNonVestedStockAwards

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostNonVestedStockAwards


Unrecognized
Period End2020-12-31
Value169
Percentage of UnrecognizedCompensationCostNonVestedStockAwards100.0

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostStockOptions

bsx:UnrecognizedCompensationCostStockOptions


Unrecognized
Period End2020-12-31
Value35
Percentage of UnrecognizedCompensationCostStockOptions100.0

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding


Entity
Period End2021-07-302021-04-302021-01-292020-10-30
Value1423142014171431
Percentage of EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccountsNotesAndLoansReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsNotesAndLoansReceivableNetCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value16751631153115981457157718281796171216211608158015871580154814701444142914721385138712911275127411951161118312331287121713071238127812321217119712431316124612371334133613201375
Percentage of AccountsNotesAndLoansReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableGrossCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableGrossCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value17811733163717011551166419021871178516931676164616501650164515801564154815911506151214131394139013131264128813461403132214191360139713461336131613601443136213411438144114451485
Percentage of AccountsReceivableGrossCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value535557547571640662667671684747739789781111912758427978127811315129112631253128712641250123112601244123112833663771243121511621136111210951076109610961062857
Percentage of AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Accrued
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value547667
Percentage of AccruedIncomeTaxesNoncurrent100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccruedRoyaltiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedRoyaltiesCurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1511481531511741861970.0
Percentage of AccruedRoyaltiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCumulativeChangesInNetGainLossFromCashFlowHedgesEffectNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCumulativeChangesInNetGainLossFromCashFlowHedgesEffectNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value361731111.02547107-38.0-7.0771521711972462191698511214111315010634-34.0-48.0-65.0-37.0
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCumulativeChangesInNetGainLossFromCashFlowHedgesEffectNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value464547454545452626262527-27.0-27.027-22.0-22.0-21.021-10.0-10.0-10.010.0-16.0-32.0-32.037-20.0-20.0-20.019-41.0-41.0-41.041-32.0-32.0-32.0321414
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value13613421838-46.0-35.0142-48.0-46.0-46.0-53.0-74.0-68.0-22.0-32.0-33.0-58.0-71.0-79.0-57.0-59.0-38.0-54.0-80.0-68.0-73.0-38.0-39.0-24.0-22.0-16.0-18.0-29.0-23.0-26.0-49.0-51.0-33.0-58.0-50.08.0
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldforsaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Accumulated
Period End2020-12-31
Value107
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax49.1

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable


Allowance
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value105746868
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent


Allowance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1071011051039487747573726866636768817475737580807577777276758075818584868882839081756761125110
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax

us-gaap:AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax


Aoci
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value1461653615822224817321315016011112679-79.01.07.03152107
Percentage of AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument


Aoci
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value-27.0-28.0-29.0
Percentage of AociLossCashFlowHedgeCumulativeGainLossAfterTax-18.5-17.0-80.6

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value255619711998171714731751262526143150543659963062277791118273712015129282938155102363964781027814561105
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value322399242325402509321504348436304256202328283961081999414416423729032947144434218022126520026721712151917487835882
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure12.620.212.118.927.32994.1629.41938.51392.01676.92171.4825.8404.059.3227.8140.7100.0360.0321.0348.1187.0180.2200.81074.188.72355.0294.01179.3642.9762.1697.4129.0261.8602.8310.379.7116.772.5111.557.295.178.1

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-31
Value3113383653964404805186330.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure12.217.118.323.129.92823.51015.72434.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-31
Value318927082605243823161006890116337446231828725386118142192138261121221255355317700491595371208250303355369253160115169165
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure124.8137.4130.4142.0157.25917.61745.14473.11496.01776.92271.4925.8506.0159.3327.8240.7200.0460.0421.0448.1287.0280.2300.81174.1188.72455.0394.01279.3742.9862.1797.4229.0361.8702.8410.3179.7216.7211.5

us-gaap:AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent

us-gaap:AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent


Assets
Period End2020-12-31
Value1133
Percentage of AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent100.0

us-gaap:AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent us-gaap:DisposalGroupClassification, us-gaap:IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:DisposalGroupHeldforsaleNotDiscontinuedOperations, bsx:SpecialtyPharmaceuticals


Assets
Period End2020-12-31
Value1133
Percentage of AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent100.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302