STATE OPT-OUT clause == the government thinks you’re stupid.
You’re not, are you? You do understand that any government meddling in the marketplace means that the government sets all the rules of the game, including that the government option will be lower-priced (at least, on the actual invoice to be paid), and will thus drive the private option out of the marketplace.
Don’t fall for this BS. Tell your congresscritter to keep the government out of the market. Relay to them that delightful promise: you ram it down our throats in ’09, we’ll ram it up your ass in Oh-10.