Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details)

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Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Segment
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Inventory write-down $ 5,400,000 $ 0    
Goodwill and intangible assets 2,000,000,000 2,100,000,000    
Impairment of intangible assets 13,194,000 0 $ 0  
Indefinite-lived intangible assets (excluding goodwill) 647,347,000 644,713,000    
Amortization of intangible assets 84,678,000 64,407,000 27,977,000  
Amortization expense in 2018 66,900,000      
Amortization expense in 2019 64,200,000      
Amortization expense in 2020 58,200,000      
Amortization expense in 2021 52,200,000      
Amortization expense in 2022 51,900,000      
Depreciation 30,600,000 $ 33,300,000 $ 14,200,000  
Provisional income tax expense as result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act $ 31,800,000      
Federal statutory rate 35.00% 35.00% 35.00%  
Accrual related to uncertain tax positions included in income tax benefit $ 2,500,000      
Revenue from products 107,759,000 $ 83,467,000 $ 80,146,000  
Deferred revenue 105,200,000 162,400,000    
Revenue from transfer of intellectual property and other 70,668,000 126,065,000 81,853,000  
Less: allowance for doubtful accounts (66,424,000) (36,268,000)    
Provision for doubtful accounts 107,300,000 83,500,000    
Equity-based compensation expense for continuing operations $ 28,307,000 42,693,000 26,074,000  
Number of reportable segments | Segment 2      
Foreign currency transaction gains $ 1,400,000 800,000 (2,400,000)  
Decrease to deferred tax liabilities $ (148,729,000) (165,331,000)    
Adoption of ASU 2016-09   31,665,000    
Minimum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Intangible assets, estimated useful lives 3 years      
Estimated tax exposure range $ 0      
Maximum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Intangible assets, estimated useful lives 20 years      
Estimated tax exposure range $ 50,000,000      
Computer Software, Intangible Asset        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 3 years      
Machinery, Medical and Other Equipment | Minimum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 5 years      
Machinery, Medical and Other Equipment | Maximum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 8 years      
Furniture and Fixtures | Minimum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 5 years      
Furniture and Fixtures | Maximum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 12 years      
Land, Buildings and Improvements | Minimum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 10 years      
Land, Buildings and Improvements | Maximum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 40 years      
Automobiles and Aircraft | Minimum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 3 years      
Automobiles and Aircraft | Maximum        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Property, plant and equipment, useful life 5 years      
Pfizer        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Revenue from transfer of intellectual property and other $ 57,800,000 70,600,000 65,500,000  
TESARO | Collaborative Arrangement        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Milestone payment received $ 10,000,000   $ 15,000,000  
VFMCRP Agreement        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Revenue from transfer of intellectual property and other   $ 50,000,000    
Sales Revenue, Net | Government Contracts Concentration Risk        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Percentage of revenue contributed by customer 31.00%      
Accounts Receivable | Government Contracts Concentration Risk        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Percentage of revenue contributed by customer 16.00% 23.00%    
Self-Pay        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Percentage of revenue contributed by customer 3.20% 4.10%    
Scenario, Adjustment        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Indefinite-lived intangible assets (excluding goodwill)   $ (187,600,000)   $ (187,600,000)
In Process Research and Development        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Intangible assets, estimated useful lives 12 years      
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Federal statutory rate 35.00%      
Finite-Lived Intangible Assets | Scenario, Adjustment        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Indefinite-lived intangible assets (excluding goodwill)       $ 187,600,000
Rayaldee        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Revenue from products $ 9,100,000 0    
Deferred revenue   1,600,000    
Provision for doubtful accounts 3,413,000      
Accumulated Deficit        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Adoption of ASU 2016-09   $ 31,665,000    
Accounting Standards Update 2016-09, Excess Tax Benefit Component        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Decrease to deferred tax liabilities 31,700,000      
Accounting Standards Update 2016-09, Excess Tax Benefit Component | Accumulated Deficit        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Adoption of ASU 2016-09 31,700,000      
VARUBI        
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]        
Impairment of intangible assets $ 13,200,000